Cushion

English
17th century


Dimensions

24 x 31 cm (9 7/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .31 x .24

Accession Number

32.72

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin: worked with silk and metal threads and purl (spiral wire, some of it silk-covered). Design: Flora seated on grassy bank with pot of flowers on her knee and flowers in each hand, surrounded by flowers, birds and animals, worked in satin stitch and lace stitches in greens, blues, and yellows, with a small quantity of red. The underside of cushion is covered with green damask with conventionalized leaf pattern.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie E. Blodgett