Tuan Yang Festival
Courtier's Tuan Yang Festival badge. Embroidered trapezoid cloth with backing. A mirror image is created as each side has a tiger, the Five Poisons which include flying centipede, toad, snake, scorpion and lizard, auspicious plants and flowers and clouds. Background is intricate embroidered patterns in green silk. Seam down the center.
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: Figure 4, No. 5, p. 61
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