Pincushion, 1880-1900

Summary

Traditional make-dos are useful and precious objects that broke during their working lives. Their owners felt compelled to restore or repurpose these objects in a variety of ways. The glass stem was once the base of a goblet but now supports a decorative and functional pin cushion.

Traditional make-dos are useful and precious objects that broke during their working lives. Their owners felt compelled to restore or repurpose these objects in a variety of ways. The glass stem was once the base of a goblet but now supports a decorative and functional pin cushion.

Artifact

Pincushion

Date Made

1880-1900

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

75.98.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Hazel Brown.

Material

Cloth
Glass (Material)

Color

White (Color)
Green

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Diameter: 2.75 in

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