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An  unususal early 1800s whitewood print decorated Tunbridge Ware pin cushion on a ribbon suspension. The poker work decorated wood,  to simulate tortoiseshell, is done by literally burning the wood using hot sand etc. The base has a circular colour print titled 'Pavilion, Brighton'. The obverse still has its original purple velvet pin cushion.

It measures 7cms w.       

From the Dr. Brian Austen  collection, author of books on Tunbridge Ware.

An Antique Tunbridge Ware Pin Cushion - ribbon suspension

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