Insignia for a 6th rank military official (panther) - 950.100.197.A-B_1

950.100.197.A-B_1

Insignia for a 6th rank military official (panther)

Medium:Silk weft-patterned and brocaded tabby
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
27.5 x 29 cm
Object number: 950.100.197.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 6th rank military official (panther). Brown silk tabby with weft-patterned design in grey silk and brocaded red sun. Left-facing animal with head turned right on mound in wave border containing buddhist symbols; clouds and budddhist symbols against background of quatrefoils with lotus and swastikas. Border of bats and shou characters.
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