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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.


Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - Circa 1780 CE

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Materials used in production

Silk Metal thread Satin

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: 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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