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Cushion

Cushion
Date
late 17th–early 19th century
Type
costume & accessories
Cushion
Medium
Medium: silk, metallic thread Technique: embroidered
Credit Line
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1962-58-14
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Small cushion of dark green satin embroidered in gold cord. Corners have tassels.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
made in
France or Italy
Usage