Bobbin Lace Pillow

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-53540

Description

Lace pillow with lace pricking, lace, and homemade wooden bobbins. Printed cotton stuffed with salt marsh grass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillows
bobbin lace
cotton (textile)
grass (plant material)
marshes
Cotton
Marsh Grass
CUSHION, LACEMAKER'S

Inscription

Newspaper clipping and train timetable found in bobbin pocket. Card reads: ""CHOATE'S/ IPSWICH AND BOSTON EXPRESS/ LEAVES IPSWICH, DAILY AT A.M./ LEAVES BOSTON, "" P.M./ OFFICES/ No. 21 Rail Road Exchange, .......Boston/ S.N. Raker's Store.....Ipswich.""

Associated Building

Exhibited At Lang Building (Haverhill, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift fo Miss Helen Choate

Accession Number

1943.479

Places

Massachusetts (United States)