Chair seat cover

Crewelwork embroidery

American (Boston, MA)
mid-18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

44.2 x 51.3 cm (17 3/8 x 20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1331

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Seat cover embroidered with floral pattern in tent stitch; naturalistic flowers shaded in red, pink, white and yellow, and blue with berries and buds; green, yellow, and white and blue stems and leaves; some elements outlined in yellow or white silk thread

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor