19th c. Embroidered Velvet Pinball w/ Leather Wrap
Gorgeous embroidered velvet leather wrapped pinball from the late 19th c. Botanicals and dragonfly embroidered in pale blue silk thread on a golden velvet ground. Silk binding trim stitched around leather edge. This rare example is a jewel of a pin cushion.
1880 - 1890
2.25" x 2.5" dia.
Wear appropriate to age. Some fading and darkening to velvet. Overall silk binding tape in good condition, but there are two spots were there is mild loss to the edge.