Requires Photography

Cover for a cushion

Turkish or Persian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .67' 5" x .59' .5"

Accession Number

19.735

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Neutral reddish orange velvet powdered with palm forms, made up of flowers. A geometric border on an orange ogee with a dull black ground runs across the two ends. It is bound with coarse natural colored linen, and two cords twisted, and knotted, in flower shapes, are tacked along the binding. The colors are neutral, reddish orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, white and black.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel