Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.281.A-C_1

950.100.281.A-C_1

Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
29.5 x 30.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.281.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 a 4th rank civil official (goose). Left-facing buff-coloured bird on mound in billows with three halberd rebus and precious objects; cloud and bats against background of gold tendrils on blue-black ground. Border of tendrils and floral motifs.
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