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Cushion cover

Cushion cover

  • Date:

    1570-1630 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tapestry-woven in wool, silk and metal thread

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased under the bequest of Captain H.B. Murray

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cushion cover tapestry-woven in wool, silk and metal thread, from a set depicting the Story of Jacob. The scene is set within a diamond-shaped frame with lion masks at the angles, surrounded by a square border of fruit and flowers with female herms at the sides.


1570-1630 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tapestry-woven in wool, silk and metal thread


Wool; Silk; Metal thread




Textiles; Tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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