University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBuzi (補子)
Object Number: 52-23-75
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Iconography:Leopard
Five Bats
Eight Buddhist Symbols
Blue Flowers
Peonies
Fungus
Narcissus
Li Shui
Height: 30.1
Width: 31.4
Thickness: 0.2
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Third rank military leopard square for officer's wife. Late kesi with some aniline dyes, many details painted in, gold background for square proper and for the border.


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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