26 x 43 cm (10 1/4 x 16 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .43' x .26' and .08' thick
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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.
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)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel