Jing Embroidery Pillow Top
Late Qing Dynasty
Length: 35.5 cm, Width: 17 cm
Collected in the Capital Museum
This pillow top is made of pink satin and adorned with images of Chinese cabbages, radishes, grasshoppers and mantises mainly embroidered with green untwisted yarn, with gradations and stereotypical effect produced through a variety of stitches, the change of colors, or adding other stitches to colored patches.