19th c. Cockle Shell Cotton Velvet Sewing Pin Cushion
Small cockle shell pin cushion with a cocoa colored cotton velvet cushion with black glass headed pins. Tied with silk ribbon.
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.
1.5" x 1.5" x 1.25"
Shells all in mint condition. Pile loss to velvet ground.