Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret) - 950.100.206.A-B_1


Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: 19th century
Period: Qing Dynasty
12 1/4 x 13 in.
Object number: 950.100.206.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 6th rank civil official (egret). Navy blue satin embroidered with silk floss in satin stitch, stem stitch, peking knot and couching. Left-facing bird on mound in billows with lucky symbols; peaches and peonies on either side; clouds and bats above. Fret border of couched gold thread.
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