Cushion Cover

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11209

Description

Each cushion has a coarse linen foundation embroidered with silk in a tent stitch in shades of yellow, blue, burgundy, pink and green; the pattern features "pronged" lozenges enclosing shaped diamonds on a field of diagonal yellow lines. The group includes two chair back covers and three seat covers; two of the seats are lined in yellow cotton sateen; each cover has old tack holes and has oxidized.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cushions
covers (overlying objects)
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
COVER, CUSHION

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1778.1-5

Date

1750-1850 (Possibly)