Early 20th Century
Square fourth rank civil official's badge. A Wild goose with wings spread faces the sun. Background is filled with five bats and clouds with swastika diaper pattern. Border is Greek fret. Couched in gold thread and Florentine stitch on gauze.
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. 32, p. 64
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