Dragon roundel, imperial consort of third rank
- Not on display
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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
- Place of origin
- China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Daoguang 1821–1850
- embroidered silk, extensive gold thread
- 30.5 cm diam. (irreg.)
- Gift of Dr David Ling 2011. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.
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