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Rank Badge (Japan), late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Rank badge. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is embroidery, applique. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer. It is credited Gift of Thomas E. Kirby, Esq..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.7 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Rank Badge (Japan), late 17th–early 18th century; silk, metallic yarns; H x W: 26.7 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of Thomas E. Kirby, Esq.; 1901-16-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18106225/ |title=Rank Badge (Japan), late 17th–early 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>