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Cushion Cover

Description

Cushion cover of plainweave glazed cotton block-printed with gold/yellow and red floral rosettes pattern blue ground. Cushion cover is constructed as a box shaped envelope open at one end. All hand stitched. Seams are finished with applied woven tape. Tape is 1" wide, vertically striped in dark brown, light brown, cream, and red with red selvedges. Warp faced and attached with running stitches in red two ply cotton thread.

Details

Maker
Ovey, Richard (Designer)
Probably Bannister Hall (Printer)
Date
ca. 1818
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
glaze
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
Cover, Cushion
covers (overlying objects)
cushions
floral patterns
glaze
Neoclassical
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 3 1/2 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1914.244B
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
270509

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