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Rank Badge (China)

This is a Rank badge. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is embroidered in satin and couching stitches on ribbed plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Rank Badge (China); silk, metallic yarns; 1959-64-2

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18426389/ |title=Rank Badge (China) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=15 October 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>