Square rank badge of wife of fifth rank official. Bird faces sun as it stands on rocky bank in foreground. Beyond the waves a stream flows down a rocky mountain. Plant forms on the rocks. Primarily satin stitch on blue-black silk with stem stitch and couched gold thread. Light blue silk backing.
Purchased from J. S. Letcher
[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 1953. Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 17 (3): pp. 2-73. : Page/Fig./Plate: No 34, p. 64
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