09 août 2014

Pair of rank badges for a 3rd rank civil official - rooster, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, early 20th century

Pair of rank badges for a 3rd rank civil official - rooster, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, early 20th century; embroidered silk; gold wrapped thread; peacock feather work, 28.5 x 28.5 cm. Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2006, 298.2006.a-b. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This pair of 3rd rank rooster badges are surrounded by delicately embroidered floral symbols interspersed with tiny stylised bats. The rock formations have details of peacock feather work. The badges were... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2014

Rank badge for a 3rd rank civil official - rooster, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, 19th century

Rank badge for a 3rd rank civil official - rooster, Viet Nam, Nguyen dynasty, 19th century; embroidered silk, 29.5 x 29.8 cm. Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2006, 299.2006. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney