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Needle and pin cushion

American
19th century (?)


Dimensions

6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.388

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin Weaving

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Needle and pin cushion in the form of a small book. Exterior: black satin-weave silk with a simple blossom and leafy sprigs motif. Interior: cream colored satin-weave silk with similar blossoms, leaves and leafy vines plus four white wool and silk flaps with needles. Good condition.

Provenance

"From Early American trunk"

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection