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25 October 2016, 20:00 EST
Milton, DE, USA
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Lot 65: Collection of Shaker Pincushions and Thread Caddy 1800s(57 views)
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Estimate: $400 - $800
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.
Condition Report: All four items have age appropriate wear and patina.
Dimensions: Pincushions are 3 inches wide & 2 inches high. Thread caddy is 4 inches wide & 3 inches high.
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