Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258085

Description

Roughly square light-blue silk; tightly filled with sand or sawdust; a small piece of off-white plain-woven cotton fabric with nine cutwork motifs is pinned to the top; central motif is a stepped diamond; four open work squares are in the corners; in hope chest (acc.no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
openwork
geometric motifs
Sewing
Pincushion

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6218

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably United States