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Rank Badge (China), possibly 15th century

This is a Rank badge. It is dated possibly 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry or k'ossu). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 31.1 x 26.7 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 22.9 x 21.6 cm (9 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 6.4 x 7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Rank Badge (China), possibly 15th century; silk; H x W (a): 31.1 x 26.7 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 22.9 x 21.6 cm (9 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 6.4 x 7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-416-a/c

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