Rectangular Needlework Cushion

DATE:
17th century
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
CLASSIFICATION:
Textiles
DIMENSIONS:
7 1/4 × 24 1/2 × 18 1/2 in. (18.42 × 62.23 × 46.99 cm) Length (Tassles at each corner): 6 1/2 in. (16.51 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Decorative Arts and Design
LOCATION:
Wendy and Emery Reves Collection - Grand Salon, Level 3
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection
OBJECT NUMBER:
1985.R.156

General Description

In 1985, the Dallas Museum of Art's textile holdings experienced remarkable growth with the addition of The Wendy and Emery Reves extensive decorative arts collection. The Reves textile collection includes European vestments, bed coverings, velvets, silk fabrics, and laces, as well as carpets from Spain, Turkey, Egypt, and India.

Adapted from

Carol Robbins, “Textiles at the Dallas Museum of Art,” in Dallas Museum of Art 100 Years, eds. Dorothy Kosinski, et al. (Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Art, 2003), 30.

Web Resources

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