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Chair seat cover fragment

Description

Roughly square canvas; central polychromatic naturalistic bouquet and plants wrapped with blue ribbon embroidered in wool petit point on field of cream silk petit point. Floral strapwork border in predominately gold berlinwork wool; red frame in wool berlinwork.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Material
Berlin woolwork
canvas
embroidering
needlepoint (needleworking)
petit point
silk (textile)
textiles
upholstery
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
canvas
chairs (furniture forms)
Coated Canvas
COVER, CHAIR SEAT
covers (overlying objects)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Needlepoint
needlepoint (needleworking)
Petit Point
petit point
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Upholstery
upholstery
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
18 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.435
GUSN
53526

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