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Cushion

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and self-patterning ground wefts.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and self-patterning ground wefts.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644– 1911), late 19th century

Artist:

China

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Title

Cushion

Origin

China

Date

Made 1875–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and self-patterning ground wefts

Dimensions

4.9 × 49.2 × 40.8 cm (2 × 19 3/8 × 16 in.) Repeat: 38.2 × 23.6 cm (15 × 9 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Textiles Collection

Reference Number

2002.164b

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