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Pincushion

Description

Cushion in shape of a book w/ velvet cover painted w/ pink and blue flowers and leaves. Silver paper trim. Green stuffed satin center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cardboard
cardboard
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.448
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25508

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