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Pincushion

1933.1269 (RS141053)

Description

Small rectangular pincushion with white silk and metallic thread edging; text around edges: "Gerry/Mary/Catherine/1787".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1787
Inscriptions
"GERRY/MARY/CATHERINE/1787" (Spelled out in straight pins)
Material
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
Possibly satin
Possibly silk (textile)
straight pins
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
4 x 6 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1269
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M.H. Jewell
GUSN
36039

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