9. Xia Pei
Woman's ceremonial court vest (Xia-Pei) in indigo satin silk embellished with a pair of Mandarin duck rank badges (seventh civil rank). The vest is embroidered with a pair of phoenix amid clouds, flowers and auspicious emblems above li-shui waves and earth mountains. Embellished with red, green and gold tassel fringes at the hem.
Detail: close up