Chair seat (one of a set of seven)

English, Dutch?
about 1740s

Object Place: England


46.5 x 69 cm (18 5/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



One of a set of seven. Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches, including stem, seed, buttonhole, lattice work, French knots, bullion, etc., on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. The design shows a central tree island with bizarre flowers and exotic fruits. Condition: Good.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund