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Pincushion

Description

Pocket disc pincushion; tranfer print scene of Tip-Top House on Mt. Washington printed on sycamore disc; "OLD TIP TOP HOUSE/MT WASHINGTON N.H." printed below print of house; red velvet cushion with several pins sandwiched between another sycamore disc; red silk tab at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1890
Inscriptions
"OLD TIP TOP HOUSE/MT WASHINGTON N.H." (Below transfer print of house)
Material
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Mount Washington (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain]
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.645
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29575

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