|Description||This shuttle is comprised of a wooden form (walnut) tapered at both ends and slit in the center of the bottom and hollowed out in the center top; into this hollow fits a velvet covered stuffed pillow. Traces of a gold metallic paint remain in the wood grain lines.|
|Dimensions||H-2 W-4.5 D-10.5 inches|
Unknown. Believed to be a Civil War period shuttle that was later made into a pin cushion.
"This walnut shuttle was converted into a pincushion holder." (donor letter)