Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.283.A-C_1

950.100.283.A-C_1

Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Satin embroidered in gold thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
33 x 32.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.283.A-C
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 4th rank civil official (goose). Navy blue satin embroidered in pekinese stitch in black and a variety of gold shades produced by using red, white and orange thread for backstitch. Left-facing bird on mound in wave border, clouds, bats and buddhist symbols, in shades of gold outlined in black. Border of elongated dragons and shou characters.
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