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Pincushion

Object Number: 
Z.1497
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, silk
Dimensions: 
overall (pincushion only): 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 3.8 cm ) overall (with strap): 9 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 23.2
Marks: 
printed: on bottom of wood, on label: "A Trifle From / Timbridge Wells"
Description: 
Blue silk pincushion set in a wooden cup making a sphere; there are red and black stripes painted around the wooden half; a blue silk ribbon loop is attached at one point to the wood; the pincushion probably once had a cover.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group