Insignia for the wife of a 3rd rank military official (leopard) - 950.100.325_1

950.100.325_1

Insignia for the wife of a 3rd rank military official (leopard)

Medium:Embroidered silk satin
Geography: China
Date: c. early 19th century
Period: Kangxi (r. 1661-1722) or Yongzheng (r. 1722-1735), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
30.5 x 31.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.325
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
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DescriptionInsignia badge for the back of the pufu (overcoat) of the wife of a 3rd rank military official (leopard). Blue-black satin embroidered with silk floss in peking knot. Animal with right-facing body and head turned left on green-topped mound in billows with precious objects; peonies or orchids at sides; clouds and bats above. Border of elongated dragons and shou characters.
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