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

Dimensions

25.5 x 58.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.48A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)