Oversized floor pillows – Rococo cushion contrast, is not in any of dictionaries or encyclopedias we have access to. Rococo cushion one, however, a fairly common term for big cushion in leather: One may find some instances of Rococo pad on Internet and in newspaper database Infomedia, and we often get this question in Language Council answering service (starting in 1994). two terms exist all today side by side, although morocco cushion has been original term.
Mentioned cushion may not exactly be accused of being designed in Rococo style. If you still need to try to explain how term rococo cushion has occurred, it can partly be thought to be rooted in aural similarity between rococo and Morocco, partly it may be that we have words like Rococo table, rococo furniture and rococo chair, so why not rococo oversized floor pillows? There’s no furniture style called morocco.
In any case, authors used two variants to characterize characters in film, and it is probably no coincidence that it is kitsch-working boy Mulle says rococo cushion while it is chic upper-class boy Steen says morocco cushion. One can interpret it like that Mulle not aware of what correct term is. Morocco oversized floor pillows is thus original name, but it has now got competition of term rococo cushion.