Cushion Cover

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1818

GUSN

GUSN-270509

Description

Cushion cover of plainweave glazed cotton block-printed with gold/yellow and red floral rosettes pattern blue ground. Cushion cover is constructed as a box shaped envelope open at one end. All hand stitched. Seams are finished with applied woven tape. Tape is 1" wide, vertically striped in dark brown, light brown, cream, and red with red selvedges. Warp faced and attached with running stitches in red two ply cotton thread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

covers (overlying objects)
cushions
cotton (textile)
glaze
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
floral patterns
Neoclassical
Cover, Cushion

Maker

Ovey, Richard (Designer)
Probably Bannister Hall (Printer)

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 3 1/2 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.244B