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Cushion

1976.174.1 (RS174950)

Description

Rectangular cushion; large scale, two-tone red wool damask covering top and sides. Back of coarse yellowish tan linen, filled with horsehair. Edges bound in red woven tape. Top and sides tufted in regular pattern with red wool yarn.

Details

Maker
Hancock, William, 1794- (Upholsterer)
Date
1825-1829
Inscriptions
Printed paper label on back at one end: MADE BY/William Hancock/Upholsterer/39,41&45 MARKET STREET,/BOSTON,/Where may be had all kinds of Upholstery Goods - and the/business as usual attended to in all its branches
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Jacob's Farmhouse.
Material
damask
horsehair
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cushion
cushions
damask
Damask
horsehair
Horsehair
Linen
linen (material)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 x 3 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.174.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
9034

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