Insignia for an imperial overcoat (mang dragon) - 950.100.424_1

950.100.424_1

Insignia for an imperial overcoat (mang dragon)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi)
Geography: China
Date: 1850-1899
Period: Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
23.5 x 24 x 24 cm
Object number: 950.100.424
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionMen's imperial insignia roundel with 5-clawed dragon mang motif. Front facing dragon with imperial symbols against a blue-black ground with blue and green clouds. Wave border below and irregular border at edges of clouds with buddhist symbols and bats in them.
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