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Mandarin Square

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Native Name:
P'u-Fang
P'u-Tze
Object Number:
54-16-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
17th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Satin
Technique:
Embroidered
Iconography:
Crane
Description:
Later 17th century, Reign of Kangxi. First rank of crane square; bird shaped in medallion pose, a rare Early Qing characteristic (Cf. 52-23-13). which has same convention with a different bird for a different rank. The rich Kangxi style of satin stitch over hog bristles for the bird, clouds, etc,. on a couched gold background. Peacock feathers on neck and lower wing feathers and on the rock have disappeared but the green couching threads still remain. Border has been replaced by a gold edging.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. Cecil P. Reichel
Other Number:
83-12-2   -   Other Number

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