University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 52-23-101B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Height: 25cm
Width: 24cm
Thickness: 0.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Either wedding square for bridal robe or theatrical square (for actor's robe). Sun and moon both depicted - impossible on official squares.


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