Cushion

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

32.5 x 42 cm (12 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.323

Medium or Technique

Stumpwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Raised work; depicting six scenes from the Old Testament including the expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael by Abraham (lower left) and possibly Moses receiving manna from heaven (lower right). Polychrome silk yarns, cotton yarns, pearls, beads, mica and wood (for hands). Soiled and faded; ground worn through in spots; missing yarns and beads. Possibly converted from a box lid.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection