Chair seat cover fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1775

GUSN

GUSN-49474

Description

Rectangular; green worsted; impressed design of meandering lines, flowers and butterflies. Nail holes along edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
covers (overlying objects)
hand weaving
cloth
impressing
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Wool
Harateen
Floral
Woven
Impressed
Butterfly
COVER, CHAIR SEAT

Associated Building

Used At Sayward House,

Additional Identification Number

1977.264

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.264A

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Maine (United States)
Possibly