sweet heart pin cushion

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Catalogue number
  • EPH 4231
Materials
  • beads: glass
  • decoration: metal
  • decoration: plastic
  • decoupage: paper
  • pin cushion: fabric
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: sweet heart pin cushion
  • SIMPLE NAME: TRE
Object Type
misc
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

Label

A First World War period 'sweetheart' pin cushion that was possibly commercially produced as a kit for convalescing and disabled soldiers as well as civilians.

Physical description

1 heart-shaped pillow decorated with glass beads, sequins, two embroidered panels with 'Think of Me' inscription: 'Think of Me When the golden sun is sinking, and your mind from care set free, when of others you are thinking, will you sometimes Think of Me'. Also paper decoupage of Essex Regiment crest; decorated with bobble ribbon around edge (19 x 18 cms)

Applique

'Think of Me When the golden sun is sinking, and your mind from care set free, when of others you are thinking, will you sometimes Think of Me' 'Essex Regiment'

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