Pincushion doll

Object Number: 
Z.390
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Composition, textile, cardboard, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 14 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
typed: on label affixed beneath base: "Gift of / Mrs. K. P. Murphy/ fro[m]/ bedroom Prenti[s]/ H. Pin cushion" written: on label affixed beneath base: "G-1956-509a/n[?]HHS/ 9/23/57"
Description: 
Doll pincushion with composition shoulder head painted with features mounted on green velvet skirt-shaped cushion; black velvet shirt, beige shawl, white apron .
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group