Cushion

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1829

GUSN

GUSN-9035

Description

Rectangular cushion; large scale, two-tone red wool damask covering on sides. Dark horsehair stuffing. Back of coarse, yellowish tan linen.

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 Hancock2/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

97
1966.2329

Maker

Hancock, William, 1794- (Upholsterer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 3 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1976.174.2

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