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Rank Badge (China), 19th century

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 department.

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Rank Badge (China), 19th century; 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), 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=9 August 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>