Pin cushion:
Forget Me Not

in shape of bellows

Reference Number:-
se334
 

pin cushion in shape of bellows, with words " Forget Me Not " on ribbon
Words:
 
 
 
 
 
 

ribbon with words:
FORGET ME NOT

 
 
The central woven panel of
a country cottage scene
 
 
 
 

Size:

18.7cm from end to end.

Comments:
The pin cushion is made of a blue velvet and has a plain back. The pins can be inserted into the soft material between the bellows.
 
close up of bellows so as to show where pins could be inserted.
close up of bellows so as to show where pins could be inserted.
 
 
 
 
The bellows are contained in a cardboard box with " THOMAS STEVENS, COVENTRY & LONDON " printed on the inside of the lid.
 
Stevens printed Trade Mark on the inside cover of the cardboard box
Stevens printed Trade Mark on the inside cover of the cardboard box
 
Stevens would normally have taken part of the design of a bookmark to create the central silk on these pin cuhions and needle cases. I have however been unable to identify the design used here.
 


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