Chair seat cover

American
18th century


Dimensions

53 x 64.7 cm (20 7/8 x 25 1/2 in.) Object measured flat.

Accession Number

23.274

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with wool embroidery, silk and wool tape, linen tape

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pale brown linen embroidered with colored wool in a design of leaves, flowers, and small trees. The colors are blues, blue greens, brilliant pink and pale neutral yellows. The cover is made up of several pieces sewed together. Worked by Mrs. John Barrett, (Sarah Gerrish born in 1718) the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Barrett Wendell