Requires Photography

Probably a cushion cover

English
Second quarter 17th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .28 x .195 not including frame

Accession Number

33.9

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Lucy Houghton Eaton