Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

before 1863

GUSN

GUSN-40155

Description

Rectangular pincushion with white silk; tassles on top left and bottom right corners; inscription written with pins "Welcome little/Stranger/E S" and two intersecting hearts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"Welcome little/Stranger/E S" (Spelled out in straight pins)
"Grace Gilbert/Born 1863" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Grace Gilbert

Accession Number

1939.110