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Unusually Shaped Make-do Pin Cushion

Unusually Shaped Make-do Pin Cushion
Unusually Shaped Make-do Pin Cushion


This make-do is unusual in its form, which was probably dictated by the skill and the amount of cloth available to the maker.

Measuring 6 ½ inches wide and standing 3 ½ inches tall, the pin cushion is fashioned out of red wool and embellished with indigo wool yarn. It feels like it is stuffed with cotton batting and sits on a green glass base. Date of creation is turn of the century.

It was purchased at the Leaser Estate sale in Wanamakers, PA several years ago. I can send a copy of the sale flyer with this purchase.

This is a great piece to add to a make-do collection because of its shape and green glass base.

Price: SOLD


The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.


Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Taxes:
Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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