Chair Cushions

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11134

Description

Of a square form, with a dark brown ground, embroidered at the top and sides with a floral spray enclosed by flowering vines. worked in wool yarns in shades of green, pink, red, pale blue, yellow and tan in a chain stitch. The back of the pillow is a segment of patchwork linsey woolsey in shades of navy blue, red and green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cushions
chairs (furniture forms)
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
piecing
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wool
Embroidered
Appliqued
Pieced
Floral
CUSHIONS, CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Chair Cushions Accession Number 1992.466.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

14 x 15.5 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.466.1