University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBuzi (補子)
Object Number: 52-23-87B
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952


Pair of fifth rank military officer's bear squares. Satin stitch on blue-black satin; waves in split satin stich; a few Peking knots in the flowers. As a variation on a bear, the animal is whitish instead of blue, but has the usual shape. Greek fret border.


[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 1953. Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 17 (3): pp. 2-73. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 3, p. 71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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