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Throne back cushion cover: T.92-1977

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

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

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - Circa 1780 1780 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Materials used in production

Silk Metal thread Satin

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.92-1977
Primary reference Number: 190472
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 20 December 2012 Updated: Wednesday 11 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 11 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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