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Chair Cushions

1992.466.2 (RS24607)

Description

One of a pair. Of a square form, in dark green wool with appliqued flower blossoms worked in chain stitch and embroidered vines on top and sides patterned like the other pillow (1992.466.1). Worked in a similar palette and backed with a length of quilted linsey woolsey in butternut color.

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
1992.466.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11135
Related Items
Title Chair Cushions Accession number 1992.466.1 Notes 1992.466 1 CUSHIONS, CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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