Object Place: United States
Height x width: 8 x 7 in. (20.32 x 17.78 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with iron pins
Not On View
Small white/yellowish rectangular (with elongated points) pin cushion with fringe along edges. Patterning is created with iron pins; center area is enclosed in a rectangle and reads “Well/come/little/stran/ger/1795.” There are hearts and other abstract shapes surrounding the framed words. The reverse is linen plain weave with no patterning.
Purchased from Rockwell Gardiner about 1980; gift from Mr. and Mrs. Sutter to the MFA, September 17, 2008
Gift of Mary Lou and Robert C. Sutter