An impressive late 19th century Empire pin cushion. The cushion is attached to a pedestal-form table base of turned wood in dark stain. The gracefully curved lines of the base are characteristic of Empire Period design. The base has delightful bun feet.
The cushion is covered with silk in rich colors and is framed in silk gimp. In very fine, strong condition with only some pin holes showing normal use. Table top is 7 1/4" x 6"; the table stands 6 1/2" high. A magnificent pin cushion, 19th century American made. Originally $165.00, now $118.00.