Keywords: fungus-of-immortality

26 objects
F2017.10

Rank badge with Lion

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2017.10

Ming rank badge with lion in kesi. The badge is woven in the kesi technique with silk threads, the main colors of which are: green, blue (azure), ochre-brown, yellow, cinnabar-red, white and black. It depicts a grimacing, curly-maned lion in the main field. Flames emanate from his shoulders. He sits on what may be a …