Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1789

GUSN

GUSN-53036

Description

Rectangle pincushion with pin design of a basket of flowers; tassled corners and cream silk; "WELCOME/ LITTLE/ STRANGER/ S.HILL/MARCH 26" on one side; other side has a series of months and dates.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
straight pins
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"WELCOME/LITTLE/STRANGER/S.HILL/MARCH 26" (Spelled out in straight pins.)
"W.HILL/OCTR 25/M.HILL/NOV 5/ S.HILL/SEP (?)/H (?) HILL/MARCH 24/AUGUST 8 1789/J.Q. HILL" (Spelled out in straight pins.)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

4 x 6 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Grace Treadwell

Accession Number

1942.473