Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.284.A-B_1

950.100.284.A-B_1

Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: early 19th century ?
Period: Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820) or Daoguang (r. 1821-1850), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
32 x 32 cm
Object number: 950.100.284.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 4th rank civil official (goose). Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail. Left-facing buff-coloured bird on mound in wave border with three halberd rebus and precious objects; clouds and bats in blue against background of gold tendrils. Border of tendrils and floral motifs.
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