09 août 2014

Child's surcoat with third rank badge, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, circa 1825

Child's surcoat with third rank badge, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, circa 1825, embroidered silks, 79.0 x 53.5 cm. Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2005, 106.2005. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This Annamese child’s coat (pufu) is the only identified example of its kind to have survived. The kingdom of Annam was the southern-most province of the Chinese-Empire and is now part of Vietnam. Records show that the Chinese emperor gave a coat of 2nd rank to an emissary... [Lire la suite]
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