Pin cushion

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

10 x 13.5 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1350

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery and pin design and gilt wrapped thread trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A pin cushion, roughly rectangular in shape with points somewhat elongated and finished with gold tassels, covered with white satin with gold narrow fringe around central seam, on one side a spray and garland of flowers in pins on other side a small-scale floral spray embroidered with polychrome silks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes