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Pincushion

1963.81 (RS141157)

Description

Rectangular box pincushion with green fabric base, rose printed trim; applied leaf and flowers around top edges saying in pins "Welcome little/stranger./From/Great Grandma".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1863
Inscriptions
"Welcome little/stranger./From/Great Grandma" (Spelled out in straight pins)
"Edgar, this cushion was made for you by your great Grandma Abbott before you were born and was put in the drawer with your baby clothes." (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
straight pins
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.81
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
46757
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