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Pin Cushion

1977.713 (RS117033)

Description

Cylindrical body with domed cushion top with scalloped edge of woven poplar and thread decorated with two silk bows; cushion portion of melon-colored ribbed velvet covered with crocheted doily.

Details

Maker
Shaker Goods (Maker)
Date
1870-1910
Inscriptions
Paper covered base marked in black ink, ""SHAKER GOODS, ALFRED, ME, TRADEMARK."" Surrounded by a wreath of leaves.
Location of origin
Alfred, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
leather
paper (fiber product)
poplar (wood)
velvet (fabric weave)
weaving
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Leather
leather
paper (fiber product)
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
poplar (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Tulip Poplar
Unidentified Paper
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
weaving
Woven
Wreath
wreaths (costume accessories)
Dimensions
1.75 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.713
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4478

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