University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Width: 31.5
Thickness: 0.3
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. 1953. Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 17 (3): pp. 2-73. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 3, p. 71View Objects cited in this Publication

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