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Pincushion

1941.870 (RS141111)

Description

Rectangle pincushion with shaped corners; tasseled corners and white satin; one side has pin design of oak leaves, acorns, and birds with text in banner "Welcome/little/Stranger" above; other side has scalloped edge circle around date "1838".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1838
Inscriptions
"Welcome/little/Stranger" (Spelled out in straight pins.)
"1838" (Spelled out in straight pins")
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
straight pins
Dimensions
5 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.870
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary S. Hawley
GUSN
259610

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