A rare mid-17th century pin cushion, the ribbon with God Preserve P.C. And ..” and the pad with “Down with the Rump”. English 1659

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Woven in green, blue, pink and white silks, the ribbon with “God Preserve P.C. And ..” and the pad with “Down with the Rump”. English 1659.

Reference: “Down with the rump” was a slogan in support of the Restoration of the Stuart Monarchy after the death of Oliver Cromwell. “PC” refers to Prince Charles and “The Rump” to the House of Commons. 3066767

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