LOT 683 PIN CUSHION with PINHEAD DESIGN and INSCRIPTION, ENGLISH, 1816.
Probably a christening gift, ivory satin squat cylinder with looped fringe around side seams, gathered into a drawstring at back, decorated in embedded pins with leaf, hearts, diamonds and verse "Welcome thou little darling heir, Of heavenly bliss and mortal care, Oh may they Parents live to see, Their fondest hopes fulfilled in thee" and dated 1816. 8 x 4. (Small worn spots on sides) good. Ex collection of Doris Langley Moore and referred to in her 1953 book The Child in Fashion. $300Read More