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Pincushion and ribbon

Date:
ca. 1745–50
Culture:
British, probably Manchester
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
Cushion: L. 4 x W. 2 inches (10. 2 x 5 .1 cm) Ribbon: L. 9 3/4 x W. 1/2 inches (24.8 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1929
Accession Number:
29.23.7
Not on view
Inscription: (on ribbon): GOD BLESS P.C.
and (on cushion): DOWN/WITH/THE/RUMP.

P.C. refers to Prince Charles, the young pretender, and "Down with the Rump" as a Jacobite slogan is frequently found at the time of the 1745 invasions.
Percival D. Griffiths ; [ Partridge , 1929; sold to MMA ]
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