Insignia for a 4th rank military official (tiger) - 978.60.2_1

978.60.2_1

Insignia for a 4th rank military official (tiger)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk
Geography: China
Date: 1875-1900
Period: Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
21 x 14 cm
Object number: 978.60.2
Credit Line: GIFT OF MISS ALICE BONEY
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DescriptionFolder with a set of insignia for a 4th rank military official (tiger). Pink paper folder with colphon in Chinese indicating rank. Glued inside are 2 tigers embroidered in silk satin stitch on black silk satin and 2 red suns in stem stitch. One of the tigers is divided in half for the front of the coat.
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