Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - 950.100.302_1

950.100.302_1

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

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk, gold and silver thread
Geography: China
Date: late 19th century
Period: Tongzhi (r. 1861-1875) or Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
12 x 12 in.
Object number: 950.100.302
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionInsignia badge for the front of the pufu (overcoat) of a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant). Blue-black satin embroidered in satin stitch and couching. Multicoloured bird flying against background of diagonal groups of clouds in satin stitch outlined with couched gold thread. Border of two variations of shou character.
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