Gold and silver threads, late 19. Th century / early 20th century.
Dimensions: 25 x 26 cm. Condition: Very good for its age. A Mandarin square (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: bzi).
Also known as a rank badge, was a large embroidered badge sewn onto the surcoat of an official in Imperial China. It was embroidered with detailed, colourful animal or bird insignia indicating the rank of the official wearing it. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE CHINA MANDARIN QING SILK EMBROIDERY BADGE RANK BUZI BIRD 19TH C" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles". The seller is "eternality" and is located in Malmoe.This item can be shipped worldwide.