09 août 2014

Rank badge with crane insignia, Viet Nam, Lê dynasty, 18th century

Rank badge with crane insignia, Viet Nam, Lê dynasty, 18th century; embroidered silk, 24.0 x 23.5 cm. Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2005,111.2005. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney This is a rare example of an 18th century crane badge. The white satin stitch embroidery on the body of the crane has almost disappeared, which is not unusual in examples of embroidery from Viet Nam where degradation of fibres has occurred due to harmful dye-stuff. The intended design outline of... [Lire la suite]
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