Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19934

Description

Sewing bird. Pinushion on top of metal piece in shape of bird. Bird suspended on bracket clamp w/ key shaped screw at base for attaching to edge of table. Bird's tail acts as lever for mouth as a clasp. Red foam pincushion on bird's back w/ black velvet top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
tin (metal)
Tin
PINCUSHION

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Miss Jane Armstrong Tucker

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.550