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Title

Dragon roundel, imperial consort of third rank

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Daoguang 1821 - 1850 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    embroidered silk, extensive gold thread
    Dimensions
    30.5 cm diam. (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr David Ling 2011. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    230.2011
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    This is a dragon roundel worn by an Imperial consort of third rank. In total there would have been eight roundels on the consort’s dress. The dragon is embroidered in gold thread with silver edging. Dragon roundels were worn by those of the upper ranks of the nobility.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, June 2011

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication