Pincushion

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Culture/People
Tuscarora
Artist/Maker
Matilda Hill, Tuscarora, 1894-1985
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB agent
Nancy Engle, Non-Indian
IACB source
Matilda Hill, Tuscarora, 1894-1985
Object Name
Pincushion
Media/Materials
Velvet, glass bead/beads, thread, unknown stuffing
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed
Dimensions
9.9 x 11 x 3 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Place
Lewiston; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created
1969
Collection History
Purchased by Nancy Engle (Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York) from the artist on behalf of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8570
Barcode
258570.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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