University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBuzi (補子)
Object Number: 52-23-79
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Late 18th Century - Early 19th Century
Early Date: 1775
Late Date: 1825
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidery
Iconography:Tiger
Bat
Pine Tree
Peach Tree
Peonies
Fungus
Jewel
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Fourth rank military tiger square for officer's wife. Satin stitch on blue-black split satin; split satin stitch for waves; stem satin stitch, star stitches for pine needles, and few Peking knots. Border missing.


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. 70View Objects cited in this Publication

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