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Pincushion

1998.550 (RS21704)

Description

Sewing bird. Pinushion on top of metal piece in shape of bird. Bird suspended on bracket clamp w/ key shaped screw at base for attaching to edge of table. Bird's tail acts as lever for mouth as a clasp. Red foam pincushion on bird's back w/ black velvet top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Possibly tin (metal)
Tin
People and organizations
Miss Jane Armstrong Tucker
Dimensions
5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.550
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19934

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