Chair seat

English
Early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

54.5 x 47.6 cm (21 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.994

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidery, satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream satin, backed with coarse linen embroidered with polychrome twisted silk yarns in satin stitch. More or less symmetrical spray of carnations, morning-glories, primroses, etc. in somewhat fanciful colors. Stitches pass through both the satin and linen. Satin soiled. Edges ragged.

Credit Line

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