Cushion

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1829

GUSN

GUSN-9034

Description

Rectangular cushion; large scale, two-tone red wool damask covering top and sides. Back of coarse yellowish tan linen, filled with horsehair. Edges bound in red woven tape. Top and sides tufted in regular pattern with red wool yarn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cushions
damask
horsehair
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Wool
Damask
Linen
Horsehair
Cushion

Inscription

Printed paper label on back at one end: MADE BY/William Hancock/Upholsterer/39,41&45 MARKET STREET,/BOSTON,/Where may be had all kinds of Upholstery Goods - and the/business as usual attended to in all its branches

Associated Building

Used At Jacob's Farmhouse,

Additional Identification Number

96
1966.2328

Maker

Hancock, William, 1794- (Upholsterer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

11 x 3 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1976.174.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)