Embroidered pincushion

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

7.5 x 10.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1970

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored satin bound with faded brown silk tape, cream colored silk tassels at each corner, on one side a rose and small blue forget-me-nots worked in satin stitch with several shades of red, pink, green, and blue silk, on other side three flowers with sprays of smaller flowers worked in satin stitch with several shades of violet, orange, and green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth B. Dieffenbach