Antique Civilian Scholar With Second Rank Title Chinese Rank Badge Textile 44858
Woven with an all-over cloud pattern and brilliant accents in red and golden-yellow, this Chinese rank badge depicts a golden pheasant embroidered for a high-ranking civilian.
Woven for a civilian scholar with a second rank title, this Chinese rank badge features a left-facing golden pheasant. The golden pheasant is a traditional symbol of courage, identified by the two prominent tail feathers. The all-over pattern of ruyi-style clouds that covers the field contrasts strongly against the colorful wings and geometric details that decorate the golden pheasant. A border of oxidized pinyin wan key-scrolls completes this bold second rank badge.