Needlecase and pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

GUSN

GUSN-46762

Description

Pincushion made of brown silk in a heart shape; tan brocade pocket in back for needles; multi-colored embroidered pinwheel decoration on front; flap at back opens to lavender satin interior; red and blue triangular shaped felt pages inside; two silk tape tassels attached at bottom of heart and loop tassle at the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
needle cases
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Case, Needle

Maker

Stearns, Allice, 1764-1855 (Maker)

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3 x 2 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1963.86