Cushion Cover

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1700/50

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Cushion Cover

Origin

China

Date

1700–1750

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave

Dimensions

104.1 × 106.2 cm (41 × 41 3/4 in.) Repeat: 15.2 × 7.5 cm (6 × 3 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. P. Atwater

Reference Number

1952.1012

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