Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1863

GUSN

GUSN-46757

Description

Rectangular box pincushion with green fabric base, rose printed trim; applied leaf and flowers around top edges saying in pins "Welcome little/stranger./From/Great Grandma".

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"Welcome little/stranger./From/Great Grandma" (Spelled out in straight pins)
"Edgar, this cushion was made for you by your great Grandma Abbott before you were born and was put in the drawer with your baby clothes." (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Pincushion Accession Number 1946.255

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1963.81