Mandarin embroidery with duckArtist(s)ChineseArtist NationalityChinese (culture or style)Object Creation Date19th centuryMedium & Supportembroidered silkDimensions
11 7/16 in. x 12 in. ( 29 cm x 30.5 cm )Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. JoheLabel copyRank badge (buzi) of civil rank 7, mandarin duck China
Qing dynasty (1644–1912)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Johe, 1989/2.28
The mandarin duck, denoting civil rank 7, is identified by the rows (usually two) of feathers on the neck paired with a wedge-shaped tail.Primary Object Classification Textile Primary Object TypeembroideryCollection AreaAsianRights
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