Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - 950.100.264.A-B_1


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

Medium:Satin embroidered in gold thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
12 1/4 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.264.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). Dark blue satin embroidered entirely in couched dull gold thread. Left-facing bird on mound in billowing waves with auspicious three-halberd rebus and precious objects; peonies at the left; clouds and bats above. Border of lotus and scrolls.
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