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Settee seat cover fragment

Description

Rectangular, irregular-shaped, purple cotton plush velvet. Repeating, large-scale motif of central suspended basket flanked by winged torso figures with floral scrolling tails and border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Associated Building
Used At Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.). Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
piecing
upholstery
velvet (fabric weave)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
cotton (textile)
Cover, Chair Seat
covers (overlying objects)
floral patterns
machine-made
multiple-seating furniture
piecing
Renaissance Revival
settees
upholstery
velvet (fabric weave)
weaving
Dimensions
25.5 x 58.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.48A
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
8973

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