19th c. Brass & Cast Iron Sewing Bird
Stamped brass upper body with detailed criss cross pattern. Hand painted lower body. Traces of the original painted feathers on the lower body still remain.
Iron C-clamp with pierced heart-shaped hole thumbscrew. Underside of pin cushion disk is marked: "NORTON'S IMPROVED, Patent Applied for 1853"
5.75" x 3.75" x 1.75"
Overall good condition. Missing pin cushion.