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Cushion cover

Indian


Dimensions

26 x 43 cm (10 1/4 x 16 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .43' x .26' and .08' thick

Accession Number

19.739

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cushion cover. Rectangular. Red velvet embroidered with gold thread. The cushion is embroidered on both sides, and on the edges with borders of floral design. In the center and corners of the mainfields are medallions and sections of medallions. Made to go with 19.740, 19.739 and 19.737.

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