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Pin ball

Description

Ball shaped pincushion with alternation bands of silk thread (yellow, off-white, blue); 1 inch blue silk band around middle with silk bows and cross stitch design; stuffinf made of wool and corded into eight sections.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 18th - early 19th century
Material
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
wool (textile)
Dimensions
3 1/2 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.445
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Emily H. Strong
GUSN
30938

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