Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.286.A-C_1


Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: early 19th century ?
Period: Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820) or Daoguang (r. 1821-1850), Qing Dynasty
30.5 x 32 cm
Object number: 950.100.286.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 peking knot outlined with couched white cord. Left-facing fawn-coloured bird on mound in billows containing buddhist symbols; peaches and peonies growing out of rocks at sides; clouds and peaches above. Border of bats and shou characters, edged with couched gold thread.
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