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旭日桐花大綬章 Kyokujitsu tōka daijushō (Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun with the Paulownia Flowers) Badge and Breast Star
  • Japan
  • 旭日桐花大綬章 Kyokujitsu tōka daijushō (Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun with the Paulownia Flowers) Badge and Breast Star, July 3, 1914, Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silver, gold plating, glass cabochon, enamel, lacquer, velvet, silk
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2965.a-d
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Two medals in a lacquer box. Red glass carbochon center encircled by 32 red-enameled double-pointed rays, superimposed on four points of three white-enameled double-pointed rays, group of three purple-enameled paulownia flowers in each corner. One medal for hanging from sash, and the other to pin on the chest. Gold flowers on lid of the black lacquer box, red rope tie.