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Sewing clamp

Object Number: 
Z.1500.1ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on sticker: "THIS BROKEN HEART / HOW YOU DOTH SMART"
Description: 
Wooden sewing clamp with blue silk pincushion atop a c-clamp with a wooden thumbscrew at the bottom to attach the pincushion to the side of a table; the outside end is circular with a sticker with a genre scene and a sentiment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group