Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-50456

Description

Octangonal pincushion made of white silk with cord trim and tassels; top has painted leaves that frame the inscription: "With/devout wishes/for the consumation/of thine"; beaded initials "L.C." and "T.M.(?)"; back has painted floral decoration around border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"with/devout wishes/for the consumation/of thine" (handwritten)
"L.C." (Beaded)
"T.M.(?)" (Beaded)

Associated Building

Original To Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

40707-A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newbury, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

4 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.485

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)