Tuan Yang Festival
Trapezoidal courtier's Tuan Yang Festival badge. Two halves of badge mirror each other each with tiger, the Five Poisons including flying centipede, toad, snake, scorpion and lizard as well as rocks, water, artemisia leaves, and other auspicious plants. Background in gold colored silk. Satin stitch used. Seam down center. Strip of silk for border and backing.
Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952
[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. 4, p. 61
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