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Pincushion

Description

Carved horn base in basket shape; red velvet cushion above.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1950
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
Fruit Basket
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
1.5 x 1.125 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1007
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63902

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