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English silk embroidery pincushion

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An image of Textiles. Pincushion. Unknown maker, England. Triangular. Two identical sides joined by a band of pink ribbon. Polychrome silk embroidery. Fine canvas over pink silk ribbon, width 3.8 cm, length 4.75 cm, circa 1775 to circa 1825.

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Textiles. Pincushion. Unknown maker, England. Triangular. Two identical sides joined by a band of pink ribbon. Polychrome silk embroidery. Fine canvas over pink silk ribbon, width 3.8 cm, length 4.75 cm, circa 1775 to circa 1825.

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  • Accession Number: T.13-1940
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1020 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 126.14kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

18th Century 19th Century embroidered embroidery English Fitz_AA Georgian needle needlework needleworking pale pink pin cushion pincushion pink polychrome ribbon sampler silk stitched stitches stitching textile triangle triangular

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