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Pincushion

Description

Pincushion, embroidered brown cover and red silk bottom. Cover is woven brown yarn w/ fringed edges. Embroidery in yellow, white and red threads, geometric design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Possibly wool (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
Wool
Dimensions
7.5 x 7 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1241
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18546

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