Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A Needleworker's Pincushion

From Chardin's 18thC painting - a pincushion for the table made from Rouenneries scraps from French General fabrics. The top of the pincushion is stuffed with wool threads for ease in adding pins--the bottom is stuffed with buckwheat hulls for stability.

1 comment:

  1. It looks so exactly the same! Well done. Interesting experiment.


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