19th c. Scallop Shell Printed Velvet Sewing Pin Cushion
Scallop shell pin cushion with printed floral cotton velvet cushion. Orange paper tape trim edge. Perfect for studying to recreate the form.
Popular past time from A Girl’s Own Toymaker, sea shell pin cushions were fairly easy to assemble with a small piece of velvet or silk sandwiched between shells.
Part of Glee's collection for 50 years.
2.5" x 2.25" x 1.5"
Shells all in mint condition. Pile loss to velvet ground. Some loss to orange tape trim around shell edges.