Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane) - 950.100.120.A-B_1


Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane)

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
12 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.
Object number: 950.100.120.A-B
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 1st rank civil official (crane). Right-facing gold bird flying against background of blue clouds on dark blue ground. Red sun. Border of gold joined swastikas.
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