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Throw Pillow

1992.574 (RS21405)

Description

This is a pillow of rectangular form and "spot" modification needlepoint pattern of dogs, doghead, insects, birds, horsehead, a devil enclosing a floral bouquet at center; worked in polychrome yarn in needlepoint, backed by a green and blue woven fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
needlepoint (needleworking)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Bouquet
Devil
Dog
dog (animal)
Dog's Head
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
heads (representations)
horse (animal)
Horsehead
Insect
insect
Needlepoint
needlepoint (needleworking)
PILLOW, THROW
throw pillows
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
15 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.574
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10717

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