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Pincushion

1935.443 (RS141076)

Description

Square beaded pincushion with iridescent white beads that surround embroidered pink and red roses. There are embroidered flowers in the center and in each corner. The back is made of pink silk with fleur de lis and medallions along with hanging beaded loop fringe. There is a paper tag attached: "BEADED/PINCUSHION/1865-1868".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1868
Inscriptions
"BEADED/PINCUSHION/1865-1868" (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
8 x 8 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.443
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
259041

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