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Pincushion

Object Number: 
1948.60b
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Textile, metal
Description: 
Pincushion is almond-shaped with strawberries embroidered in silk and tassels around the edge and is attached to an embroidered silk pocket containing three pins.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group