University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBuzi (補子)
Object Number:52-23-69B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Mang Dragon
Bat
Eight Buddhist Symbols
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Pair of Duke's mang dragon squares. Four-clawed dragon couched in gold and silver, with finely rendered scales, against a background of details in Florentine stitch, on gauze. Border of Greek fret couched in gold.


Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 1953. "Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 17. no. 3. pg. 2-73 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 3, p. 69 and fig. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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