Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-34669

Description

Trifold pincushion/huswife with red fulled wool ground edged with white silk twill ribbon. The ribbon is also sewn to the top of the exterior fold to form a small handle. The interior is lined with pink, white and purple plain silk. It closes with a metal hook and eye. The exterior is decorated with elaborate three-dimensional floral designs and swags formed from opaque white and clear glass beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
PINCUSHION

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis F. Snow

Accession Number

1932.195