Birthday insignia - 950.100.193_1

950.100.193_1

Birthday insignia

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
26.5 x 27 cm
Object number: 950.100.193
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionBirthday insignia for the back of a man's pufu (overcoat). Black satin embroidered with silk floss in peking knot stitch. Left-facing brown deer with blue spots beneath flowering tree looks up at a bat in left corner; standing on diaper-patterned blue band with three peonies at lower edge. Border of three rows of peking knot in white silk.
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