Pin cushion

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

7 x 5 x 4 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1352

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk satin ribbon, wool stuffing, and metal pins

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small round pin cushion covered on one side with a worn scrap of silk brocade on dark brown ground, on other side covered with worn scrap of silk brocade on white satin ground, strip of brown satin around seam and finished with short loop for hanging pin cushion; two old hand made pins on brown side.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes