Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1840-1890

GUSN

GUSN-175684

Description

Small rectangular silk pincushion with red trim around edges and tied in bows at corners. Top face is made of black silk embroidered with floral wreath in dark green, light green, olive green, pink, and yellow. Cotton Yarn. Reverse made of striped silk in gray, brown and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
stripes
Pincushion

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 1 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.761