Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane) - 972.163.44.A-B_1

972.163.44.A-B_1

Insignia for a 1st rank civil official (crane)

Medium:Satin embroidered in silk
Geography: China
Date: 1900 ?
Period: Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
28 x 30.5 cm
Object number: 972.163.44.A-B
Credit Line: GIFT OF MRS. WILLIAM C. WHITE
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 1st rank civil official (crane). Black silk satin embroidered with silk floss in satin stitch. Left-facing separately worked bird applied to centre of cloud filled field with a red sun disc in upper left. Fret and scroll border.
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