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Bobbin Lace Pillow

1943.479 (RS141133)

Description

Lace pillow with lace pricking, lace, and homemade wooden bobbins. Printed cotton stuffed with salt marsh grass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Inscriptions
Newspaper clipping and train timetable found in bobbin pocket. Card reads: ""CHOATE'S/ IPSWICH AND BOSTON EXPRESS/ LEAVES IPSWICH, DAILY AT A.M./ LEAVES BOSTON, "" P.M./ OFFICES/ No. 21 Rail Road Exchange, .......Boston/ S.N. Raker's Store.....Ipswich.""
Associated Building
Exhibited At Lang Building (Haverhill, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
grass (plant material)
marshes
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bobbin lace
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CUSHION, LACEMAKER'S
grass (plant material)
Marsh Grass
marshes
pillows
Dimensions
8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.479
Credit Line
Gift fo Miss Helen Choate
GUSN
53540

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