Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A pair of embroidered insignia badges
Late Qing/Republic period
Each featuring a peacock, the emblem of a third-rank civil official, the front badge with center seam and the solid back embroidered in the couching technique with gilt-wrapped threads of varied hue combined with tiny coral beads filling the sun symbol.
11 1/8 x 11 1/4in (28 x 28.5cm)