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Pincushion

Object Number:91-22-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1837-1901
Early Date: 1837
Late Date: 1901
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Fiber
Glass
Height: 9 cm
Width: 8.8 cm
Thickness: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Marshall J. Becker, 1991

Description

Heart-shaped pincushion. Red wool top with floral appliques of clear rocaille beads and smoke cylinder beads. Beige edging with spiralling band of clear rocaille beads on outer edge and single line of beads along inner edge. Blue albumen treated cloth backing.

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