1875 - 1900 Pieced Cushion Cover

Description
This cushion cover is pieced of 3-inch squares. Each square is composed of 2 triangles of plain or satin weave silk and a diagonal strip made of 7/8-inch black silk ribbon, the edge of the ribbon strip is decorated with feather stitching. Squares are machine-joined. The cover is lined with dark red silk. The cushion cover is a small, somewhat restrained, example of the popular crazy-patch type needlework popular in the late 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875 - 1900
Date made
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maker
unknown
place made
United States
Physical Description
fabric, silk, satin, cotton (overall material)
fabric, silk, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 18 in; 46 cm x 46 cm
ID Number
TE.T16118
accession number
297492
catalog number
T16118
Credit Line
Miss Margaret Stecker
subject
Quilting
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Data Source
National Museum of American History