Slip seat

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    White Plains, New York, Mid Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1929-1969

  • Materials:

    Wool; Wood

  • Techniques:

    Watered (Moire), Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1984.0617.015


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1984.0617.015

Object Name

Slip seat

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This slip seat was probably made at Winterthur or in New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

White Plains, New York, Mid Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was made by Brunschwig & Fils of New York, possibly c. 1981.

Date

1929-1969

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; on frame; "61.809.4" (in black ink)
2. Label; reverse, pinned on tag; "61.809.4 / CHINESE PARLOR / JAN - JUN" (recto) "Slip seat / 84.617.15 / #13" (verso), in graphite

Materials

Wool; Wood

Techniques

Watered (Moire), Woven (plain)

Dimensions (inches)

16.25 (L) , 21 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

41.275 (L) , 53.34 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above overall. The width at the back rail of the slip seat is 16.0 inches.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.