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Rank Badge (China), 18th century

This is a Rank badge. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is satin, silk and metal thread and its technique is embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 33.5 cm (12 in. x 13 3/16 in.)

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Rank Badge (China), 18th century; satin, silk and metal thread; H x W: 30.5 x 33.5 cm (12 in. x 13 3/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson; 1941-31-52

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18563227/ |title=Rank Badge (China), 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>