Chair seat (?)

English
Early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

71 x 47 cm (27 15/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.993

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidery, satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream satin, backed wtih linen, embroidered with polychrome twisted silk yarns in satin stitch. In the center, a horn form which issue a carnation, roses and a tulip. A tulip in each lower corner; clusters of stems with four-petaled blossoms in each upper corner. Stitches pass through both the satin and linen. Satin soiled and broken in several places; several small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot in memory of Miss Margaret Gordon