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Chair seat cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plate-printed cotton lined with linen and trimmed with silk ribbon

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Chair seat cover of china blue plate-printed cotton. Lined with white linen and trimmed with silk ribbon. The design consists of large flowers with loosely trailing ribbons and is in the style of Talwyn and Foster of Bromley Hall. The silk binding has worn away at the front where it would receive most wear. The cover is shaped to accommodate arm-rests and there are tabs to hold it to the back. Original hooks and eyes.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1770-1795 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Plate-printed cotton lined with linen and trimmed with silk ribbon


Length: 18.75 in maximum, Length: 47.5 cm maximum, Width: 25 in maximum, Width: 63.5 cm maximum, Depth: 2 in maximum, Depth: 5 cm maximum

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1985/2326.

Descriptive line

Chair seat cover of plate-printed cotton, made in England, 1770-1795


Cotton (textile); Linen (material); Silk (textile)


Printed; Lined; Trimmed; Weaving

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Ribbon


Textiles; Furniture; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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