Dutch - Petit Point Seat Cover, 1650-1725

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Petit Point Seat Cover, 1650-1725

Linen tabby embroidered with wool and silk, 71.1 x 189.2 cm (28 x 74 1/2 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

F21e23.x.2

Description

Pattern: Animals

Provenance

Purchased from the art dealer Fernand Robert in 1892 for 5500 francs.

Dimension Notes

Overall: 110.82 x 189.2 x 56.5 cm (43 5/8 x 74 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)

Bibliography

Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), p. 107, no. 25.


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Commentary

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