Lot 65: Collection of Shaker Pincushions and Thread Caddy 1800s

North Bayshore Antiques

October 25, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Milton, DE, US
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Description: This is a collection of Shaker sewing items from New England circa 1800s. There are three small pincushions in woven sweet grass baskets and a hand turned walnut wood sewing spool thread caddy. The small pincushions are covered in different colored fabric and filled with cotton stuffing. The hand turned thread caddy has a bright orange velvet top pincushion that is decorated with a bright orange silk ribbon that secured with brass tacks. The colors have mellowed over time. The top of walnut thread caddy has a threaded post that screws into the body of the thread caddy. The bright orange silk ribbon was a traditional Shaker color and the New England Shakers were the first to produce silk in this country.
Dimensions: Pincushions are 3 inches wide & 2 inches high. Thread caddy is 4 inches wide & 3 inches high.
Date: 1800s
Condition Report: All four items have age appropriate wear and patina.
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Shipping Terms: Shipping is available by US Postal Service, Priority Mail, unless unavailable due to size (known as oversized shipment) of item or destination. Shipping Prices for destinations in Continental United States (CONUS) and outside CONUS will be provided on invoice. If buyer decides to use a third party shipping service, North Bayshore Antiques will drop off at their facilities but the buyer must make own arrangements for payment with them. Shipping insurance is available to and at their cost for successful bidders and must be paid for before shipping. North Bayshore Antiques is not responsible for item's damage during shipping.

Will Call of items is not allowed. Coming to our offices to view items is also not allowed. Should expedited shipping be requested, substantial additional fees will apply. - We reserve the right to adjust shipping charges. - Substantial Additional fees apply when shipping Internationally. - All items are shipped uninsured unless ordered by and paid for by the successful bidder. Please be sure that you understand our shipping policies prior to bidding. If you are unclear, please contact us at nbaantiques@aol.com for clarification. If you are still unsure, please enjoy the auction however, please do not bid.
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