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19c Chinese textile 3rd RANK BADGE mandarin square

19c Chinese textile 3rd RANK BADGE mandarin square


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 1318880
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Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the third civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Peacock. Designs on background include peach, pomegranate, fish, shell and bats in flight among clouds and above the fungus of Immortality over the waves. Keyfret borders with peach, pomegranate and Buddha’s hand citron motifs, colors slightly faded, newer backing. Size 9x9.5 inches.