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Object Name Pincushion
Catalog Number 1904.35
Date ca. 1776
Material(s) Wool; glass; silk
Dimensions H-3.25 W-9 D-9 inches
Description This pincushion is made of red felt. It has scalloped, beaded edges. Each scallop has a bead rosette. There are eight rosettes on the piece. The top is embroidered with a floral design in the center surrounded by a floral wreath. The piece is heavy beaded in clear and white beads. The bottom is covered in off white silk.
Notes Old catalogue card reads: "Embroidered in beads during the Revolution."
Collection Alice Trabue Collection
Subjects Sewing
Sewing equipment & supplies
Revolutions
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS