Insignia for man's pufu (overcoat): badge of distinction - ROM2013_13295_20

ROM2013_13295_20

Insignia for man's pufu (overcoat): badge of distinction

Medium:Satin embroidered in gold and silver thread
Geography: China
Date: mid 18th century
Period: Yongzheng (r. 1722-1735) or Qianlong (r.1735-1795), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 11 in.
Object number: 950.100.188.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of a man's pufu (overcoat); 4 character badge of distinction. Brownish-black satin embroidered in couched gold thread. Back has Shou character in centre surrounded by a circle of bats; there is a bat in each corner with some clouds. Front has four characters reading "conferred by imperial grace" with a small bat in the centre and clouds and bats around the characters. Fret border of couched silver thread.
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