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Pincushion

Description

Bifold trefoil-shaped huswife made from red velvet lined with tan-colored silk. The exterior is decorated with three-dimensional floral and bird forms made from opaque white and clear glass beads. The edges of the huswife are decorated with looping beaded fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Descriptive terms
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Accession Number
1933.1365
GUSN
36073

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