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Throw pillow

Description

A square pillow with a yellow polished cotton back. front side is natural colored, with a large flower and bee pattern in a running stitch in shades of gold with white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
feather (material)
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stamping (forming)
tin (metal)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bee
bees (Apoidea superfamily)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Linen
linen (material)
Pillow, Throw
Possibly stamping (forming)
satin
Satin
Satin weave
Silk
silk (textile)
Stamped
throw pillows
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
weaving
Dimensions
18 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.744
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51095

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