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Cushion Cover

A work made of front and sides of irregular chair cushion. satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. lined with coarse yellow damask. cloud design.

front and sides of irregular chair cushion. 5 sided, 2 sides scalloped. satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. center panel: symmetric design of lotus, bats, peonies, peaches, diamond symbols and scrolls on ground of all over blue swa etika altersating with pink quatrefoil in frame of 4 juiheads. double gold stripe around central panel. border and edge which covered thickness of cushion: blue scroll meander with peony, lotus, bats and diamonds. lined with coarse yellow demask. cloud design..
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  • A work made of front and sides of irregular chair cushion. satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. lined with coarse yellow damask. cloud design.

front and sides of irregular chair cushion. 5 sided, 2 sides scalloped. satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. center panel: symmetric design of lotus, bats, peonies, peaches, diamond symbols and scrolls on ground of all over blue swa etika altersating with pink quatrefoil in frame of 4 juiheads. double gold stripe around central panel. border and edge which covered thickness of cushion: blue scroll meander with peony, lotus, bats and diamonds. lined with coarse yellow demask. cloud design..

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1800/25

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Status

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Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Cushion Cover

Origin

China

Date

Made 1800–1825

Medium

Front and sides of irregular chair cushion. Satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. Lined with coarse yellow damask. Cloud design. Front and sides of irregular chair cushion. 5 sided, 2 sides scalloped. Satin stitch, stem stitch, knots and couching on yellow twill ground. Center panel: symmetric design of lotus, bats, peonies, peaches, diamond symbols and scrolls on ground of all over blue swa etika altersating with pink quatrefoil in frame of 4 juiheads. Double gold stripe around central panel. Border and edge which covered thickness of cushion: blue scroll meander with peony, lotus, bats and diamonds. Lined with coarse yellow demask. Cloud design.

Dimensions

62.3 × 66.3 cm (24 1/2 × 26 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1930.492

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