Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret) - 950.100.221.A-B_1


Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: 18th century
Period: Qing Dynasty
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Object number: 950.100.221.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionLeft and right halves of an insignia for the front of the pufu (overcoat) of a 6th rank civil official (egret). Navy blue satin embroidered with silk floss in  satin stitch, stem stitch, and couched coloured cord. Left-facing bird on mound in swirling billows with lucky symbols. Pine tree at right growing out of rocks and bamboo growing at left. Blue-green and pink clouds. Couched gold thread border.
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