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Small round pin cushion covered on one side with a worn scrap of silk brocade on dark brown ground, on other side covered with worn scrap of silk brocade on white satin ground, strip of brown satin around seam and finished with short loop for hanging pin cushion; two old hand made pins on brown...

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Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, 18th century

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7 x 5 x 4 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk satin ribbon, wool stuffing, and metal pins


Textiles and Fashion Arts