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Rank Badge (China), 19th century

This is a Rank badge. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is silk, canvas linen and its technique is embroidery (tent stitch). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29 x 29 cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Rank Badge (China), 19th century; silk, canvas linen; H x W: 29 x 29 cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.); 1944-33-8-a

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18571455/ |title=Rank Badge (China), 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=2 July 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>