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Cushion

Description

Rectangular cushion; large scale, two-tone red wool damask covering on sides. Dark horsehair stuffing. Back of coarse, yellowish tan linen.

Details

Maker
Hancock, William, 1794- (Upholsterer)
Date
1825-1829
Inscriptions
Printed paper label on back at one end: MADE BY/WILLIAM Hancock2/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
15 1/2 x 3 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.174.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
9035

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