C1975.53 joined.jpg
C1975.53 split.jpg

Title

Clothing: badge

Description

One female mandarin badge of embroidered silk in two parts, featuring phoenix, as attached to ceremonial robe.

Source

Mrs Annette Sievwright

Provenance

Part of small collection given by Alley to H.M. Sievwright during his visit to Gansu in 1947, delivering Corriedale sheep from New Zealand to the Shandan Bailie School. Gifted by Mrs A. Sievwright, of Timaru, to Canterbury Museum in 1975.

Physical Dimensions

half with head: 215 x 118 mm (l x w)
half with tail: 215 x 115 mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1975.53

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Citation

“Clothing: badge,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1287.