Explore the CollectionHat Pin Cushion

Measurements
26cm x 23cm
Place of Origin
Americas
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1970-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1990-006
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Bead Embroidery,
Objects
Costume Accessories - Women,Hat Pin Cushions,

Physical Description

Red velvet pin cushion, probably for hat pins, heavily embroidered with clear (white), blue, red and green glass beads in a design of bird and flower spray. There is a beaded fringe. The flowers and leaves are composed of rows of five to ten beads stitched to a stiffened fabric backing and then applied. The cushion is firmly stuffed. Probably North American Indian work.

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