Insignia for a 9th rank civil official (flycatcher) - ROM2008_9910_4

ROM2008_9910_4

Insignia for a 9th rank civil official (flycatcher)

Medium:Silk damask embroidered in silk. gold and silver thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
29.5 x 31 cm
Object number: 950.100.147.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionThe left-facing bird (paradise flycatcher) stands on a mound in multicoloured  billows and striped lishui (deep water) waves. Clouds and buddhist symbols in background. Border of bats and shou characters
If you see an error or have additional information, please contact us by clicking here.