Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4520

Description

Rectangular stuffed pillow of red silk covered with tea-dyed crocheted cotton doily in grid triple-crochet pattern with branch in center and looped border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
cotton (textile)
crocheting
dyeing
silk (textile)
Cotton
Silk
Crocheted
Dyed
PINCUSHION

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3.5 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.734