Penobscot pin cushion, ca. 1934

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis made this pin cushion, part of a set for home use.

She was renowned for her fine basketwork, a tradition carried on by her great grandchildren.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot pin cushion, ca. 1934
  • Creator: Sockalexis, Theresa Lyon
  • Creation Date: circa 1934
  • Subject Date: circa 1934
  • Town: Indian Island
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ash splints
  • Local Code: HM 3035
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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