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Chair Cushions

1992.466.1 (RS34606)

Description

Of a square form, with a dark brown ground, embroidered at the top and sides with a floral spray enclosed by flowering vines. worked in wool yarns in shades of green, pink, red, pale blue, yellow and tan in a chain stitch. The back of the pillow is a segment of patchwork linsey woolsey in shades of navy blue, red and green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
piecing
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
chairs (furniture forms)
cushions
CUSHIONS, CHAIR
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Pieced
piecing
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
14 x 15.5 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.466.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11134
Related Items
Title Chair Cushions Accession number 1992.466.2 Notes 1992.446 2 CUSHIONS, CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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