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Pincushion

1918.737 (RS140879)

Description

Square pilllow pincushion with red worsted wool top and sides; flannel bottom; beaded loop fringe. There is a white beaded flower in the center and white beaded quatrefoils in the corners with green accent beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1848
The previous owner of the piece received it in 1868 when it was claimed to be twenty years old already.
Location of origin
Newtonville, Massachusetts, United States
Material
flannel
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Newtonville (Newton, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [part of inhabited place]
Descriptive terms
flannel
Pincushion
pincushions
straight pins
wool (textile)
Dimensions
8 x 8 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.737
Credit Line
Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Carter
GUSN
26958

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