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Mandarin Square / Chinese rank badge

Reference
5243
Height
30 cm (11 3/4")
Width
30 cm (11 3/4")
Framed Height
43 cm (16 1/1")
Framed Width
43 cm (16 1/1")
Chinese rank badge for the 8th rank. It is embroidered in Peking Knot work to show a quail. The surrounding auspicious emblems, sun, sea and clouds are also in knot work.

The back ground on the badge is covered in couched gilt thread although this has faded slightly.

The badge has been framed and conserved

Height
30 cm (11 3/4")
Width
30 cm (11 3/4")
Framed Height
43 cm (16 1/1")
Framed Width
43 cm (16 1/1")
Year
c 1860
Medium
silk and gilt thread
Country
China
Literature
For similar badge see Ladder to the Clouds 12.029 shows a similar Quail badge. ladder to the Clouds by Beverly Jackson and Michael Hugus
Condition
Slightly faded