Pin ball

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

late 18th - early 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-30938

Description

Ball shaped pincushion with alternation bands of silk thread (yellow, off-white, blue); 1 inch blue silk band around middle with silk bows and cross stitch design; stuffinf made of wool and corded into eight sections.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily H. Strong

Accession Number

1926.445