Insignia for a 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck) - 950.100.311.A-B_1


Insignia for a 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: 19th century
Period: Qing Dynasty
30 x 33 cm
Object number: 950.100.311.A-B
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 7th rank civil official (mandarin duck). Navy satin embroidered in knot stitch and couching. Left-facing bird on mound above billows with buddhist symbols and gold-striped lishui (deep water); clouds and buddhist symbols above; gold couched tendril background. Gold thread tendril border.
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