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Pincushion

Object Number:63-8-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Santee
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Silk
Bead
Length: 20 cm
Width: 16.5 cm
Thickness: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number:L-260-5 - Other Number

Description

Heart-shaped; covered with felt edged with red binding tape to which loops of white beads are sewn. Front has bands of different shades of purple ribbon around edge. Inside band of ribbon has scalloped edges and is sewn with green thread forming a cross in the middle. Crystal beads in center, 2-star design with stems forming a diamond in middle; small spurs from diamond in white bands.

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