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Pincushion

1949.480 (RS119598)

Description

Square yellow silk pillow covered with cottom knit needlework and beadwork; white ground with basket of flowers enclosed by blue Greek key border. Long white bead fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
cotton (textile)
needlepoint (needleworking)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
cotton (textile)
Cotton Knit
flower baskets
Fruit Basket
Greek Key
key pattern
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
PINCUSHION
pincushions
pins (jewelry)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.480
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8074

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