|Native Name||Buzi (補子)|
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Date Made:||Early 19th Century|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952|
Rank badge to be worn on front of robe of Imperial Censor or Judge. At center a white hsieh-chai with blue and green mane and tail and orange flames sits in a rocky landscape with waterfall. There is a pavillion on one side and the landscape includes pines, peonies, fungus and bamboo. The sky is gold with multi-colored clouds, two bats and a red sun. Stylized kuilong dragons in navy form the border with band of gold at outer edge. Design is done in kesi tapestry with painted details in black ink. Blue silk backing with stamp "Made in China." Vertical seam at center.
|[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. 68||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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