Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1840-1890

GUSN

GUSN-29575

Description

Pocket disc pincushion; tranfer print scene of Tip-Top House on Mt. Washington printed on sycamore disc; "OLD TIP TOP HOUSE/MT WASHINGTON N.H." printed below print of house; red velvet cushion with several pins sandwiched between another sycamore disc; red silk tab at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"OLD TIP TOP HOUSE/MT WASHINGTON N.H." (Below transfer print of house)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.645

Places

Mount Washington (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain]
New Hampshire (United States)