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Round flat pocket pin cushion; knitted with red silk (now somewhat faded) and small white beads with central design of whirling pointed rosette.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry

American, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Knitting, Sablé


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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