Pincushion

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8074

Description

Square yellow silk pillow covered with cotton knit needlework and beadwork; white ground with basket of flowers enclosed by blue Greek key border. Long white bead fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pincushions
pins (jewelry)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
cotton (textile)
needlepoint (needleworking)
silk (textile)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
flower baskets
key pattern
Silk
Beads
Cotton Knit
Greek Key
Needlework
Beaded
Fruit Basket
PINCUSHION

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.480