silk pin cushion front silk pin cushion back A silk-covered pin cushion with sayings printed on both sides. Dating from around 1820, this is a rare piece though the silk is very worn. One side displays six pious thoughts numbered one to six. On the other side is a clock face with words to extol a friend.


Irish shoe pin cushion left: A hallmarked silver shoe pincushion decorated with shamrocks inlaid with Connemara marble.The cushion has been replaced. Price: 250

right: A Dieppe carved ivory double-sided pin cushion. A different sunflower is shown on each side.
Price: 110
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