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Sewing Bird

Description

This bird-shaped sewing clamp has a round, red velvet pincushion mounted on its post. The post and table clamp were cast with a foliate motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Clamp, Sewing
clips (fasteners)
fasteners
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
5.75 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.872
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
38801

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