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Mandarin Square

Native NameBuzi (補子)
Object Number:52-23-82B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Maker: Tiger
Fungus
Bamboo
Narcissus
Endless Knot
Three Halberds
Music Stone
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Early 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1925
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidery
Iconography:Tiger
Height: 30.6 cm
Width: 31.5 cm
Thickness: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Fourth rank military officer's tiger square. Couched gold on black satin. Border of a continuous ruyi pattern.

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1953. "Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 17. no. 3. pg. 2-73 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 3, p. 71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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