Cushion cover

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

65 x 48.5 cm (25 9/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1581

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal, purl

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked primarily with purl (polychrome silk-wrapped spiral wires) on a white satin ground fabric. Central motif of flowers in a vase with a single flower on stem in each corner. Birds, animals, insects, sun clouds, and vase worked with polychrome silks and silver threads. Lined with pink silk, original metal lace and spangles on edges, and original pink and silver tie-ribbons attached at top and bottom. Soiled. Silk split and worn in several small areas.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund