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Sculptural forged iron sewing bird clamp with small pin cushion. Cast iron C-clamp with pierced heart shaped thumbscrew. Brass cup with teal colored silk velvet cushion. DATE:1870s SIZE:5.25" x 3.5" x 1.75" CONDITION:Overall good condition. Wear appropriate to age and material. Velvet pile worn away from cushion.
Stamped brass upper body with detailed criss cross pattern. Hand painted lower body. Traces of the original painted feathers on the lower body still remain. Iron C-clamp with pierced heart-shaped hole thumbscrew. Underside of pin cushion disk is marked: "NORTON'S IMPROVED, Patent Applied for 1853" DATE:1850s SIZE:5.75" x 3.75" x 1.75" CONDITION:Overall good condition. Missing pin cushion.
Dyers Companion; In Two Parts, by Elijah Emiss, Printed by Cady & Eells, New London, 1806 Belonging to the Hines Bros of Milford, CT, proprietors of Hine's woolen mill factory. In 1808, the Hine Brothers: Clark, Anan, and Isaac, ran a mill and clothing business that introduced and practiced the art of coloring blue cloths. In 1813 Hine's woolen factory was built by them, and the enterprise was of considerable importance in the town.
Glee Krueger Collection on Instagram: "Another sister set from the collection. . Marcia Maria Hoisington was the oldest of six children born to Nathaniel Hoisington and his wife Abigail Coe. Born July 23, 1812, in Gill, Franklin, MA. Her sister Laura Coe was born three years later on September 13, 1815. The town of Gill, situated along the bend of the Connecticut River, was originally part of Deerfield, MA. The valley region of the Connecticut River was known for several schools that maintained
Glee Krueger Collection on Instagram: "I’d like to share some of the charming "sister" samplers from the collection. . Almira Murdock was the oldest of nine children born to Deacon Artemas Murdock and his wife Keziah Clark. Born Jan 30, 1803 in West Boylston, Worcester, MA. Her sister Eveline was born a year later on Mar 5, 1804. Their beautiful samplers and personal silhouettes fortunately survived together. Eveline died suddenly at the age of 24. Her husband Thomas Keyes died three years later
Very unusual ornate silverplate and steel sewing clamp with chalice cup and cushion. Cast steel C-clamp with diamond shaped shield knob. Beautiful repousse and chased motifs of three cherub faces with garlands of floral bouquets. Cup ring lifts to reveal interior space for storing thread, thimble, and needles. Definitely one of a kind piece. DATE:1870s SIZE:9" x 3.25" x 3.25" CONDITION:Pincushion unattached. Some loss to velvet pile of cushion. Possible 19th c. pin cushion replacement. Perio
RARE wood embroidery slate frame with original marking sampler worked by Caroline Quintard in 1815. "Caroline Quintard, Age 12 Ys Bo / rn Feb 20th 1803" Frame made by her father, Evert Quintard, a cabinet and furniture maker. Wonderful box and finial construction on the roller ends, with iron nail attached twill tape, and small wood peg system.
This is an interleaved edition, in which are inserted 31 leaves of bristol-board for mounting the practice pieces made by the student. Interleaved copies with sets of models mounted on the bristol-board leaves were also available for purchase from the Domestic Art Department of Teachers College