Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1835

GUSN

GUSN-37747

Description

Rectangular pincushion with fringe; white silk with center floral embroidery, scroll design frames flowers made of pins.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"Wedding present/100 years/ago/an old Boston/family authentic/Eustis/(illegible)" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Damon

Accession Number

1935.361