Insignia for the wife of a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.282.A-B_1

950.100.282.A-B_1

Insignia for the wife of a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Satin embroidered in gold thread and coral beads
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
29 x 29.7 cm
Object number: 950.100.282.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 the wife of a 4th rank civil official (goose). Black satin embroidered in couched gold thread. Right-facing pink bird in satin stitch on mound in wave border with three halberd rebus and precious objects; clouds and bats with jui sceptres all in couched gold thread; sun of coral beads. Fret border of couched gold thread.
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