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Throne back cushion cover: T.92-1977

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Satin; red ground. Metallic thread and silk embroidery - blues, greens, beiges, red, pink and grey; satin and stem stitch, couching. Five-clawed dragon above waves, background pattern of peonies and bats.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Height: 60 cm
Width: 63 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-03-08) by Jenyns, Soame, Mrs.


18th Century, Late
Circa 1775 CE - Circa 1780 CE

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Materials used in production

Metal thread

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.92-1977
Primary reference Number: 190472
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Created: Thursday 20 December 2012 Updated: Thursday 13 July 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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