Cushion cover

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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Silk with embroidery in silk and metallic-wrapped threads
  • Dimension

    H x W: 111 x 146.5 cm (43 11/16 x 57 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.296
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.296

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1915
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Reserved Textile List, R. 147, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Worshipping the Ancestors: Chinese Commemorative Portraits (June 17 to September 9, 2001)
    On Becoming Immortal (May 9, 1993 to August 15, 1994)
    Chinese Art (May 9 to November 29, 1993)
    Chinese Ceramics (March 15, 1982 to July 10, 1986)
    Bicentennial Exhibition: Chinese Art (December 5, 1975 to November 10, 1976)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Costume and Textile
  • Restrictions and Rights

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