Probably a cushion cover
Second quarter 17th century
Legacy dimension: .28 x .195 not including frame
Not On View
Ground: cream colored satin. Design: oval medallion worked in high relief with tarnished gold thread, framing a figure of cupid, pieced by an arrow, with the device “Absence Killeth” worked with blue, green, neutral yellow and cream silk, in satin stitch, surrounded by floral scrolls with four large tulips, worked with silk, and tarnished gold thread and gold purl with a little blue and silver purl.
Bequest of Miss Lucy Houghton Eaton