About this object

History of use

For child

Physical description

Small vest with embroidery. The vest has a rounded neck and centre front opening with no closures. The embroidery encompasses the entire front and back. On the centre front and back, facing left towards the red sun, is a paradise flycatcher denoting a civil ninth rank official. Surrounding the bird are cloud, wave, bat motifs and the Eight Buddhist symbols of Good Fortune. Along the bottom hem is a gold meander border on black ground. The inside lining is blue silk.