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Pincushion

1932.1049 (RS140999)

Description

Hour-glass shaped pincushion with purple velvet and a pin of Julia Marlow stuck on top; plaid brown, blue, and pink silk gathered around the bottom to form pockets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Inscriptions
"Julia Marlow" (Text on button on top of pincushion.)
Material
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
straight pins
Unidentified Textile
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
6 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.1049
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles Barry and Miss Elizabeth Warren
GUSN
35075

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