Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11225

Description

Wool and cotton pincushion in rounded, flower-like form; eight petal-like patchwork scalloped edges are in red, green and white against a dark, greenish-gray ground; red and white center; backed with bright green wool fabric with black edges; there is a quilt-like look.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
Cotton
Wool
Machine Sewn
PINCUSHION

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.396