Cushion cover for seat

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1825 to 1850


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 19 1/2 in. (40.6 x 49.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.97

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square cushion cover for seat, probably palace furnishing, in red silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design of central medallion composed of floral arabesque inside auspicious stylized cloud and floral motifs in each outer corner in blue, pale green, pink and white; design of floral arabesques along side gussets.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 7, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection