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Pin cushion

Pin cushion

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk, pins

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Barfoot-Saunt

  • Museum number:

    T.405-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pin cushion of cream silk brocaded with silver flowers, decorated with a large spray of flowers and four corner sprigs in thick, loose-headed pins, left sticking 1/4" out of the cushion. The back is heavily marked with pin-holes but they do not appear to have formed either an inscription or a pattern.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk, pins

Dimensions

Length: 17.8 cm, Width: 12.1 cm, Height: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Pin cushion, England, 1700-1750.

Categories

Needlework accessories; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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