Fifth rank military bear square for officer's wife. Animal mostly couched in gold; other details in satin stitch, outlined in couched gold; on blue-black satin. Small sun and rudimentary li shui. Inner border of continuous clouds, outer one which was probably a line of gold, now missing.
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. 3, p. 71
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