Insignia for a 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck) - 950.100.313_1

950.100.313_1

Insignia for a 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: early 19th century
Period: Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820) or Daoguang (r. 1821-1850), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
31 x 30.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.313
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionInsignia badge for the back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck). Left-facing bird on mound in billows with lucky objects; peaches and peonies growing from rocks at sides; clouds and bats above. Fret border in gold thread on dark blue.
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