Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-53725

Description

Pin disc covered in blue silk; drawing of beehive on recto; fire engine "Protection" No. % on verso.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Pincushion

Inscription

"The Honey Bees./Mr. William Newton/Our sting is death to the flames." (handwritten)
"Protection/The weapon of our warfare is cold water, and that is used with vigour white required/Jamais en correre" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ella Newton Rhoades

Accession Number

1944.232