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Pincushion

1939.110 (RS141097)

Description

Rectangular pincushion with white silk; tassles on top left and bottom right corners; inscription written with pins "Welcome little/Stranger/E S" and two intersecting hearts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
before 1863
Inscriptions
"Welcome little/Stranger/E S" (Spelled out in straight pins)
"Grace Gilbert/Born 1863" (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
straight pins
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.110
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Grace Gilbert
GUSN
40155

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