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Cushion cover

Cushion cover

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    before 1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin silk with embroidery in silks

  • Museum number:

    1625-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cushion cover of blue silk satin, embroidered with coloured silks. The design is composed of a close arrangement of conventional peony stems in the midst of which is a basket containing peaches and the sacred fungus. The border is of floral stems and bats.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

before 1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin silk with embroidery in silks

Dimensions

Length: 34.5 in, Width: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 31783/1901.

Descriptive line

Cushion cover, satin silk with embroidery in silks, China

Materials

Silk (textile); Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidered; Satin weave

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Magic fungus; Baskets; Bats

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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