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Pincushion

Description

Carved ivory clamp with birds & flowers; green silk cushion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
ivory (tooth component)
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
3 x 1.5 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1008
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63901

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