Shaker Museum

Pincushion

Pincushion on poplarware base, Canterbury, NH

Object ID
1952.4746.1
Community
New Hampshire, Canterbury
Description

Dark green velvet "tomato" pincushion, measuring about 2 3/8" in diameter, with light green thread dividing it into eight sections. It is set in a base of woven poplar that is edged with white kid leather and tied with a pale green silk bow. The poplar base is about 1" high. Across the bottom of base is white paper with a hand-painted green leaf design.

Dimensions

1 9/16 in. (4.1 cm)

New Hampshire, Canterbury

New Hampshire,  Canterbury

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Shaker Museum Pincushion. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=780. Accessed on May 7, 2021

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