Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official

Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official

1850-1870
Country
China
badge, insignia
Silk embroidery on silk
Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin
1977.233
. Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official. 1850-1870. Silk embroidery on silk. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin. 1977.233.
Dimensions
height: 11 1/2 in, 29.2100 cm; width: 12 1/2 in, 31.7500 cm
Department
Textile Art and Fashion
Collection
Textile Art and Fashion-Asian
Tiger in yellow surrounded by symbols: canopy at top, bats, pomegrenate, the three plenties, wheel with flames, endless knot bottom left, fish, cloud forms. Colors are light and dark blues, green, reds, yellows. Border designs in blues.
Known Provenance
Inherited 1973 by Mr. James P. Grant and Mrs. Betty Grant Austin [Denver, CO, 1922-1995 and 1920-2006]; gifted December 1977 by Mr. James Grant and Mrs. Betty Grant Austin to the Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • "Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China's Last Dynasty," October 30, 2011 - January 29, 2012 (DAM)
  • "Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China's Last Dynasty," Februrary 7 - May 18, 2014 (Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH)