19th c. Sarah Beekman Pincushion, 1845
Stunning emerald green gros grain silk pin cushion with steel pins marking the name Sarah Beekman 1845. Fine twisted silk cord trim. Either a christening pillow or friendship pillow for a particular occasion. Part of Glee's collection for 45+ years.
6.5" x 4" x 1"
Wear appropriate to age and material, with small holes and loss at corners. Wear to silk below the date, like a score line.