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egret rank badge
  • China
  • egret rank badge, 1800s or 1900s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • one of a pair
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, ink, gold thread, silver thread
  • Object Height/Width: 29.2 x 30.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 1/2 x 12 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0048
Label Text

Kesi and painting on deep blue ground. (Mandarin Square panel, cloud forms, diagonal pattern.) There is a white bird (identified as an egret) in the middle of the design.