Piece of velvet
66 x 46 cm (26 x 18 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .46 x .66' x .13' thick
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Cushion cover. (semi-circular). Red velvet. The bands of floral ornaments and tree shaped medallions in the centers are worked with gold thread. The design on both sides of the cushion is the same but one side is so worn that only the paper on which the design had been worked remains. A band of floral ornament is embroidered on the velvet joining the top and bottom pieces. Made to go with 19.740, 19.739 and 19.738.
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