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Pincushion

Description

Pin disc covered in blue silk; drawing of beehive on recto; fire engine "Protection" No. % on verso.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
"The Honey Bees./Mr. William Newton/Our sting is death to the flames." (handwritten)
"Protection/The weapon of our warfare is cold water, and that is used with vigour white required/Jamais en correre" (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Pincushion
pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Accession Number
1944.232
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ella Newton Rhoades
GUSN
53725

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