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Chair seat cover

Chair seat cover

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1790s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool embroidery on canvas.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Ampthill.

  • Museum number:

    T.162-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wool embroidery on canvas. It is worked in a diamond trellis design. The background is in alternate red and green satin stitches, while the panels are decorated with sprigs of flowers on alternate red and green grounds in Gobelin and tent stitch.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1790s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool embroidery on canvas.

Dimensions

Length: 14 in, Width: 14 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/11092.

Descriptive line

Wool embroidery on canvas; German; 1790s.

Materials

Wool yarn; Canvas

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Lozenges

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Furniture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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