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Chair cover

Chair cover

  • Place of origin:

    Beauvais (possibly, made)
    Aubusson (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1785-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven tapestry

  • Museum number:

    T.114 to C-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tapestry woven chair covers for a chair seat, chair back and two arm rests.

Place of Origin

Beauvais (possibly, made)
Aubusson (possibly, made)


1785-1820 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Woven tapestry

Object history note

Registered File number 1971/876.

Part of a set of chair covers T.114 to 118C-1986 for five chairs. The original chairs were on loan to the Ministry of Works and were in use in the Buenos Aires Embassy from 1946. The chairs (W.164 to E-1919) were stated by Peter Thornton (Keeper of Woodwork, 1960s) to be a 19th century copy in the Louis XVI style.

Descriptive line

Tapestry woven chair covers for a chair seat, chair back and two arm rests, possibly made in Beauvais or Aubusson, 1785-1820



Subjects depicted

Fluted; Lyre; Bowl; Flowers; Vase; Putto


Textiles; Tapestry; Interiors; Furniture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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