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Shaker Museum

Pincushion

Wrist pincushion, Canterbury, NH

Object ID:
1963.14317.4
Community:
New Hampshire, Canterbury
Makers
Shaker
Description

White elastic, pale blue thread, pale blue fabric with white stripes and pink flowers in the white stripes. "Tomato" pincushion. Patterned fabric sewn around cushion with white thread. Pale blue thread wrapped around six times in a knot in the middle of the top and bottom. White elastic wristband sewn to bottom.

New Hampshire Canterbury

New Hampshire Canterbury

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Shaker Museum Pincushion. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=19628. Accessed on March 3, 2024

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.