Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - 950.100.262.A-B_1

950.100.262.A-B_1

Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant)

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:
12 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.262.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 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant). Left-facing bird on mound in billows with precious objects; peaches and peonies grow at the sides; clouds and bats above. Gold fret variation and navy border.
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