Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1865-1868

GUSN

GUSN-259041

Description

Square beaded pincushion with iridescent white beads that surround embroidered pink and red roses. There are embroidered flowers in the center and in each corner. The back is made of pink silk with fleur de lis and medallions along with hanging beaded loop fringe. There is a paper tag attached: "BEADED/PINCUSHION/1865-1868".

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Pincushion

Inscription

"BEADED/PINCUSHION/1865-1868" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 8 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1935.443