Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.288.A-C_1


Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: 1840-1860 ?
Period: Daoguang (r. 1821-1850) or Xianfeng (r. 1850-1861), Qing Dynasty
30.7 x 31 cm
Object number: 950.100.288.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). Blue-black satin embroidered with silk floss in satin stitch and stem stitch in polychrome design. Right-facing pale yellow bird with head turned left; bird on mound in billows with precious objects; peaches and peonies growing from rocks at the sides; clouds and bats scattered above in the background. Fret border of couched gold thread.
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