Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1787

GUSN

GUSN-36039

Description

Small rectangular pincushion with white silk and metallic thread edging; text around edges: "Gerry/Mary/Catherine/1787".

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
satin
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"GERRY/MARY/CATHERINE/1787" (Spelled out in straight pins)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

4 x 6 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M.H. Jewell

Accession Number

1933.1269