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Imperial Patent of Nobility
  • China
  • Imperial Patent of Nobility, 1883, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on silk brocade
  • Gift of Chinese Student Club
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0018

"Certificate" issued by court of Guangxu (Kuang Hsu), Qing Dynasty honoring great grandparent of Wu Qianlin Wu Tsien Lin in Chinese and Manchu scripts.