Slip cover for back of wing chair
Object Place: New England, USA
Overall: 99.1 x 165.1 cm (39 x 65 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with wool embroidery, trimmed with linen and wool tape
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Slip cover for back of wing chair; plain weave linen embroidered with wool crewels in scrolling vine pattern with flowers, pines, buds, leaves, and strawberries. Stems in chain stitch in various shades of blue-green and green. Flower blossoms, buds and leaves in New England Laid stitch (Roumanian Couching); a few of these elements in satin stitch; pink-red strawberries in New England Laid stitch (Roumanian Couching) couched with white threads; yellow centers of some blossoms in French knots. Seams trimmed with linen tape woven in floral and dot pattern with extra blue patterning warps.
Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge