Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1838

GUSN

GUSN-259610

Description

Rectangle pincushion with shaped corners; tasseled corners and white satin; one side has pin design of oak leaves, acorns, and birds with text in banner "Welcome/little/Stranger" above; other side has scalloped edge circle around date "1838".

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
Pincushion

Inscription

"Welcome/little/Stranger" (Spelled out in straight pins.)
"1838" (Spelled out in straight pins")

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

5 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Hawley

Accession Number

1941.870