Settee seat cover fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-8973

Description

Rectangular, irregular-shaped, purple cotton plush velvet. Repeating, large-scale motif of central suspended basket flanked by winged torso figures with floral scrolling tails and border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
covers (overlying objects)
multiple-seating furniture
cotton (textile)
weaving
machine-made
piecing
upholstery
velvet (fabric weave)
baskets (containers)
floral patterns
Renaissance Revival
Cover, Chair Seat

Associated Building

Used At Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

25.5 x 58.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.48A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)