Square rank badge for wife of seventh rank civil official to be worn on back of summer robe. A Mandarin Duck stands at center looking towards the sun. It is perched on a rock amidst waves with landscape. Pearls and a swastika in the waves. Plants include pine, bamboo and marigold. No border. Almost entirely in couched gold outlines on black gauze. Backing of black 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: p. 67
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