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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework


Flora stumpwork cushion from Huber
Flora
England mid-17th century
Needlework cushion

This rare silk embroidered cushion depicts Flora seated with a dog surrounded by typical birds, insects, flowers, and a large fish pond flanked by a stag and lion. A country house, trees, and various other motifs all surrounded by a fringe border complete this pleasing composition.

Flora is often used as a pictorial representation of spring.

Silk on silk; 14 x 10 x 2" (thichness)

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STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

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