Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane) - 950.100.130.A-B_1


Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: early 19th century ?
Period: Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820) or Daoguang (r. 1821-1850), Qing Dynasty
13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.
Object number: 950.100.130.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 1st rank civil official (crane). Dark blue satin with silk floss embroidery in peking knot stitch with couched white cord outlining. Right-facing bird on mound in billows with buddhist symbols; clouds and bats on dark background; peonies and peaches grow on the sides. Border of bats and shou characters with gold edging. Front halves uncut.
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