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Pincushion covered with silk woven with stripes of dark brown alternating with finely figured brown and cream colored silk, pins arranged in bands of letters, zig-zags, and diamonds, stuck in the dark brown stripes, backed with figured dark brown and pale brown silk, tassels of blue and yellow...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catharine Peacock

English, early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

17 x 23 cm (6 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1094

Medium or Technique

Silk, silk brocade, metal alloy pins, and silk tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles