Cover for a cushion
Turkish or Persian
Legacy dimension: .67' 5" x .59' .5"
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neutral reddish orange velvet powdered with palm forms, made up of flowers. A geometric border on an orange ogee with a dull black ground runs across the two ends. It is bound with coarse natural colored linen, and two cords twisted, and knotted, in flower shapes, are tacked along the binding. The colors are neutral, reddish orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, white and black.
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