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Pincushion

Description

Trifold pincushion/huswife with red fulled wool ground edged with white silk twill ribbon. The ribbon is also sewn to the top of the exterior fold to form a small handle. The interior is lined with pink, white and purple plain silk. It closes with a metal hook and eye. The exterior is decorated with elaborate three-dimensional floral designs and swags formed from opaque white and clear glass beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Descriptive terms
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Accession Number
1932.195
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Louis F. Snow
GUSN
34669

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