Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret) - 950.100.219_1

950.100.219_1

Insignia for a 6th rank civil official (egret)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk and gold thread
Geography: China
Date: date undetermined
Period: Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.219
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia for the front of the pufu (overcoat) of a 6th rank civil official (egret). Blue-black satin embroidered with silk floss in satin stitch and couching. Left-facing bird on blue mound in couched gold striped lishui (deep water) wave border; clouds and buddhist symbols in background in blue satin stitch outlined in couched gold thread, interspaces filled with couched gold tendrils. Border of tendrils and flowers.
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