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Pincushion

1935.361 (RS141071)

Description

Rectangular pincushion with fringe; white silk with center floral embroidery, scroll design frames flowers made of pins.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1835
Inscriptions
"Wedding present/100 years/ago/an old Boston/family authentic/Eustis/(illegible)" (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
straight pins
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.361
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Damon
GUSN
37747

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