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Pincushion

1998.4735 (RS24052)

Description

Pincushion shaped as white metal shoe w/ brown velvet cushion sticking out of opening. Metal missing at heel, cotton revealed. Pointed toe, slipper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
white metal
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Unidentified Metal
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
white metal
Dimensions
6 x 1.5 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4735
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18063

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