Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret) - 950.100.222_1

950.100.222_1

Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: 19th century
Period: Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.222
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionInsignia badge for the back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 6th rank civil official (egret). Navy satin embroidered with silk floss in blues, reds, blue-green, with yellow, purple and white. Left-facing bird on mound in frothy billows with precious objects; peaches and peonies grow on the sides; clouds and bats above in sky; sun in peking knot. Fret border in couched gold thread.
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