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Pin Cushion

1630-1669 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pin cushion embroidered with coloured silks in tent and Gobelin stitches and French knots on linen canvas. With a small all-over interlaced design on the upperside, with flowers in alternate squares and geometric forms in the remainder. The lower side is covered with pink silk and the cushion is edged with silver braid.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks
Brief Description
Pin cushion of embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks, England, 1630-1669
Physical Description
Pin cushion embroidered with coloured silks in tent and Gobelin stitches and French knots on linen canvas. With a small all-over interlaced design on the upperside, with flowers in alternate squares and geometric forms in the remainder. The lower side is covered with pink silk and the cushion is edged with silver braid.
Dimensions
  • Width: 8.25in
  • Height: 5in
  • Depth: 1.75in
Collection
Accession Number
T.100-1967

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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