Pin cushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-174099

Description

Silver Victorian pin cushion with felt top. Monogrammed "EQ". Ellen Tyler (1862-1904) married Josiah Quincy V (1859-1919) in 1900.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
sterling silver
Late Victorian
Pincushion

Inscription

"EQ" (Engraved block monogram)
"TIFFANY & Co/12875 MAKERS 379`/STERLING SILVER/925-1000" (stamped)

Associated Person

Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Quincy, Ellen Tyler, 1862-1904

Additional Identification Number

8.32
EQ117

People and Organizations

Metropolitan Moving & Storage

Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Quincy, Ellen Tyler, 1862-1904

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

2009.5.32

Places

New York state (United States)
New York City (New York state)