Badge of the Imperial Prince (China)

Badge of the Imperial Prince (Iizi). China, early 17th century. Badge of the Imperial Prince (Iizi). China, early 17th century. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art, acc. no. M.49.6.8.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art houses a badge (lizi) of the imperial prince, with dragon. It dates to the early seventeenth century and is made of silk satin with silk and metal thread embroidery. It is 30 cm in diameter.

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