Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1848

GUSN

GUSN-26958

Description

Square pilllow pincushion with red worsted wool top and sides; flannel bottom; beaded loop fringe. There is a white beaded flower in the center and white beaded quatrefoils in the corners with green accent beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
wool (textile)
flannel
Pincushion

Additional Identification Number

18.737

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newtonville, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

8 x 8 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Carter

Accession Number

1918.737

Date

ca. 1848 (The previous owner of the piece received it in 1868 when it was claimed to be twenty years old already.)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Newtonville (Newton, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [part of inhabited place]