Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - 950.100.255.A-B_1

950.100.255.A-B_1

Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk, gold and silver thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.255.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant). Blue-black satin embroidered in satin stitch. Left-facing multicoloured bird flying against background of diagonal groups of clouds and bats; sun in couched silver thread. Border of two variations of shou characters in couched gold and silver thread.
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