Sweetheart Pin Cushion First World War Antique 1914-1918

Mike Loveday

MLV07346.a

A wonderful example of these sought after and collectible WW1 heart-shaped pin cushions, this one is decorated with glass beads, sequins and metallic thread, the message 'Remember Me' is found in the left upper corner and in the right corner are the British, French and Belgian flags over a wreath. In the centre is the crest of the East Surrey Regiment. It is believed that sweetheart cushions were made by injured British Soldiers during World War One, whilst they recovered in hospital, to send back to loved ones.

Dimensions: 17 x 17 x 6 cm or 6.69 x 6.69 x 2.36 inches.
Weight: 353 grams or 12.45 ounces.