Cushion cover for throne

Chinese
Qing dynasty
mid 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

94.3 x 100.7 cm (37 1/8 x 39 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.823

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square cushion cover for throne seat with design of central chrysanthemum medallion surrounded by scattered peonies and cherry blossoms embroidered in polychrome silk on a yellow-gold plain-weave silk ground; lined with pink plain-weave silk.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Anonymous gift