Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - ROM2013_13731_6

ROM2013_13731_6

Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: c. 1766-1833
Period: Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 13 in.
Object number: 950.100.260.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 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant). Left-facing bird on mound in billows with precious objects; peaches and peonies growing from rocks at sides; clouds and bats against gold background. Fret border of couched gold thread.
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