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  • Place of origin:

    Hartlepool (made)

  • Date:

    1953 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Douglass, Winsome (designer)
    Douglass, Winsome (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered wool with cottons

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Needlework Development Scheme

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cushion or pad for a chair seat made from red and green woollen material embroidered with thick and soft cotton in black, white, red, green and yellow. Both sides of the pad are embroidered, and are decorated with buttons. The edges are finished with a white cord which can be used to attach the pad to the chair.

Place of Origin

Hartlepool (made)


1953 (made)


Douglass, Winsome (designer)
Douglass, Winsome (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered wool with cottons


Width: 16.5 in maximum, Length: 14.25 in

Descriptive line

Cushion of embroidered wool with cottons, designed and embroidered by Winsome Douglass, Hartlepool, 1953

Production Note

NDS collection 4085


Textiles; Interiors; Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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