Throw Pillow

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-10717

Description

This is a pillow of rectangular form and "spot" modification needlepoint pattern of dogs, doghead, insects, birds, horsehead, a devil enclosing a floral bouquet at center; worked in polychrome yarn in needlepoint, backed by a green and blue woven fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

throw pillows
needlepoint (needleworking)
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
dog (animal)
heads (representations)
floral patterns
horse (animal)
insect
Wool
Needlepoint
Dog
Bird
Insect
Horsehead
Bouquet
Dog's Head
Devil
PILLOW, THROW

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

15 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.574