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Admiral Digby Museum

Pincushion


Accession number: 1983.67
Date: circa 1853
Materials: Metal; fabric
Measurements: 12 cm H
Narrative: This little bird was used by seamstresses years ago. The garment edge which was to be hemmed was put in the bird's mouth & the little bird was attached to a table.
Description: silver bird pin cushion that clamps on to a table