PINCUSHION KIT

Pincushion

Based on an English miniature of c. 1810, this pincushion kit can be personalized for a gift. The large building is probably a variation of Solomon's Temple - a popular architectural motif of the period. Small tokens such as this were often exchanged by schoolgirls.

Origin and date: England, circa 1800
Rated: Beginning
Linen count and finished size: 25 count, 6"x4"
Stitches: Cross stitch over one thread, counted satin
Source: Private collection

Kit with silk floss, backing: $32.00
Graph only: $5.00

 
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