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Pincushion

1992.396 (RS21212)

Description

Wool and cotton pincushion in rounded, flower-like form; eight petal-like patchwork scalloped edges are in red, green and white against a dark, greenish-gray ground; red and white center; backed with bright green wool fabric with black edges; there is a quilt-like look.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Machine Sewn
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
sewing (process)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.396
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11225

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