Canoe pincushion

Description (Brief)
The silk-covered pincushion is in a cream celluloid canoe. The canoe doesn't rest upright, but a silk ribbon tied around the pincusion forms a handle or hanger so the pincushion could be suspended near the work area. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
silk (cusion material)
Measurements
overall: 4.6 cm x 15.3 cm x 3.5 cm; 1 13/16 in x 6 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 6 in x 1 in; 3.4925 cm x 15.24 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1578
catalog number
2006.0098.1578
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Sewing and Knitting
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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