Insignia for the wife of a 4th rank military official (tiger) - 950.100.182.A-C_1

950.100.182.A-C_1

Insignia for the wife of a 4th rank military official (tiger)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: 1840-1860 ?
Period: Daoguang (r. 1821-1850) or Xianfeng (r. 1850-1861), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
28 x 30.5 cm
Object number: 950.100.182.A-C
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of the wife of a 4th rank military official (tiger). Left-facing animal with head turned right on mound in billows with buddhist objects and three-halberd rebus; clouds and bats in sky. Lotus and tendril gold-couched background. Border of gold tendrils and lotus.
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