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Sewing clamp

Description

Cylindrical wooden sewing clamp; turnbridge-style sycamore wood; green velvet pincushion; yellow silk tape measure fitted into the side and marked with nails; painted with alternating bands of black and red paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 18th - early 19th century
Material
sycamore (wood)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Clamp, Sewing
pincushions
sewing tools and equipment
sycamore (wood)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
4 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.371
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses A.P. and M.P. Loring
GUSN
29491

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