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For Federal Style easy chair; fitted for back, arms and seat; applied gimp headed fringe in red at bottom edge. Toile design rusty red of oval medallion with reclining, Grecian woman in center; swag suspended across bottom. Above statue of women supporting fountain flanked by peacock and rooster. Surrounding central image reed-filled urns, livestock and eagle within plaque; small scale diamond grid in red lines; white ground.
slipcovers (furniture coverings)
machine sewing (technique)
toile (textile material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fountain and Animals
Printed along selvage: The Golden Age (J.B. Huet, 1745-1811) [and symbol (see worksheet for sketch)]
Original To Rundlet-May House,
Huet, Jean Baptiste (Designer)
37 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May
Bredif. Printed French Textiles. [No Publisher].
New Hampshire (United States)