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Cushion cover for throne

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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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles