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Cushion Cover

Description

Each cushion has a coarse linen foundation embroidered with silk in a tent stitch in shades of yellow, blue, burgundy, pink and green; the pattern features "pronged" lozenges enclosing shaped diamonds on a field of diagonal yellow lines. The group includes two chair back covers and three seat covers; two of the seats are lined in yellow cotton sateen; each cover has old tack holes and has oxidized.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
COVER, CUSHION
covers (overlying objects)
cushions
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
26 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1778.1-5
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11209

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