Insignia for the child of a 1st rank civil official (crane) - 950.100.129.A-C_1

950.100.129.A-C_1

Insignia for the child of a 1st rank civil official (crane)

Medium:Silk satin embroidered in gold and silver thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
19.5 x 21 cm
Object number: 950.100.129.A-C
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of the child of a 1st rank civil official (crane). Black satin with design entirely of couched gold thread. Bird on mound in billows and striped gold and silver lishui (deep water) border; clouds, bats and gold tendrils in background. Design very coarse. Elongated gold fret border.
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