Object Place: Boston, USA
56.5 x 71 cm (22 1/4 x 27 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Canvas with wool and silk embroidery
Not On View
Polychrome wool and silk yarns (blues predominate) in tent stitch on canvas. Neoclassic design of rows of flowers in architectural motif. Condition: faded, soiled, worn. Used on one of set of six matching chairs and sofa (French, about 1780) in house of Sen. Jonathan Mason in Boston.
Gift of Mrs. R.H.A. Swain