Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-35075

Description

Hour-glass shaped pincushion with purple velvet and a pin of Julia Marlow stuck on top; plaid brown, blue, and pink silk gathered around the bottom to form pockets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Julia Marlow" (Text on button on top of pincushion.)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Barry and Miss Elizabeth Warren

Accession Number

1932.1049