Ancestral Portrait

Ancestral Portrait

Artist: Anonymous (Chinese)

Period: Qing Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Date: 1800-1899
Dimensions:
frame: 62 3/8 x 31 1/2 in. (158.4 x 80 cm)
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Rachel Biddle Raymond in memory of her son, Ridgway Miller Cravens, Class of 1914
Object number: PC.63
DescriptionThe square emblem on the woman's chest is a rank badge, indicative of her husband's status. The egrets symbolize that he was a sixth-rate civil official.
Terms
  • female figure
  • portrait
  • jewelry
  • costume
  • robe
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