Insignia for a 2nd rank military official (lion) - 950.100.199.A-B_1

950.100.199.A-B_1

Insignia for a 2nd rank military official (lion)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi)
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
30 x 33.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.199.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 2nd rank military official (lion). Silk and gold tapestry (kesi). Left-facing animal with head turned right on mound in wave border containing taoist symbols; cloud, bats and buddhist symbols against background of gold quaterfoils containing a green flower. Border of bats and shou characters. Front badge is uncut.
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