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Needlecase and pincushion

Description

Pincushion made of brown silk in a heart shape; tan brocade pocket in back for needles; multi-colored embroidered pinwheel decoration on front; flap at back opens to lavender satin interior; red and blue triangular shaped felt pages inside; two silk tape tassels attached at bottom of heart and loop tassle at the top.

Details

Maker
Stearns, Allice, 1764-1855 (Maker)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Case, Needle
needle cases
pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
3 x 2 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.86
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
46762

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