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Mandarin Square

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Native Name:
P'u-Fang
P'u-Tze
Object Number:
52-23-32
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Early 20th Century
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1925
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Gold Thread
Gauze
Technique:
Embroidered
Florentine Stitch
Couched
gauze weave
Iconography:
Wild Goose
Bats
Sun
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. S. Letcher

Bibliography:

[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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