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Pincushion

1977.734 (RS117055)

Description

Rectangular stuffed pillow of red silk covered with tea-dyed crocheted cotton doily in grid triple-crochet pattern with branch in center and looped border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
dyeing
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
Dyed
dyeing
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
3.5 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.734
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4520

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