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Sewing Bird

Description

This bird-shaped sewing clamp has a velvet pincushion mounted on its back. The post and lower table clamp are cast, with a foliate and scroll motif.

Details

Maker
Waterman, Charles (Maker)
Date
1853
Patent date
Inscriptions
"Patented/Feb 15, 1853" (impressed)
Material
iron (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Clamp, Sewing
clips (fasteners)
fasteners
Iron
iron (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
5.25 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.432
GUSN
53523

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