Insignia for the wife of a 5th rank civil official (silver pheasant) - 950.100.74.A-C_1

950.100.74.A-C_1

Insignia for the wife of a 5th rank civil official (silver pheasant)

Medium:Canvas embroidered in silk
Geography: China
Date: 1840-1860 ?
Period: Daoguang (r. 1821-1850) or Xianfeng (r. 1850-1861), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 x 12 1/4 in.
Object number: 950.100.74.A-C
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of a woman's pufu (overcoat); civil rank of the 5th degree (silver pheasant). White canvas ground entirely covered with silk floss embroidery in tent stitch. Right-facing bird on green and blue mound in wave border containing some Buddhist symbols. Clouds and other Buddhist symbols against fret background. Border of bats and shou characters.
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