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Seat cushion cover

Description

White linen slipcover, roughly square with rounded corners. Four curling leaf motifs in stuffed whitework on face. Edged all around with self-piping. Diagonal quilting on ground. Attached 4" wide drop; also quilted. Serpentine vine in stuffed whitework. Attached 5" wide secondary drop, plain linen, to tuck under linen backing on quilted section. Drawstring through hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
stitching
upholstering
whitework
Object type
Household Accessories; Furniture Coverings
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cover, Furnishing
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Quilted
quilting
scrolling foliage
Slipcover
slipcovers (furniture coverings)
stitching
Upholstered
upholstering
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
17 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.38
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
49696

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