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Chair seat cover fragment

Description

Rectangular; black and gold silk/cotton damask. Design of large scale black potted tulips surrounding abstract flower divided by sashing; gold ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1920
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
damask
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
machine-made
silk (textile)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
upholstery
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
COVER, CHAIR SEAT
covers (overlying objects)
damask
Damask
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
Tulip
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
upholstery
Upholstery
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
28.5 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.201C
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
9017

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