|Native Name||Buzi (補子)|
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Date Made||18th Century|
|Technique||Embroidered | Satin Stitch | Stem Satin Stitch | Peking Knot | Couched|
|Iconography||Mandarin Duck | Sun | Pagoda | Landscape | Flowers | Bamboo|
|Inscription Language||Chinese Language|
Square for wife of seventh rank official to be worn on front of robe. At center Mandarin Duck looks back at sun as it stands on a rocky bank in the foreground beside the sea. In the distance is a mountain with stream and pagoda. Auspicious plants include bamboo and flowers. Couched gold thread border. Satin stitch, stem satin stitch, Peking knot and couchin used with blue-black satin ground. Vertical seam at center with part of embroidered design hidden by seam. Blue silk backing.
|Credit Line||Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952|
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