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Pair of Very Fine Silk Embroidered Crane Official Rank Badges-19th C.


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A Pair of Very Fine Korean Silk Embroidered Crane Official Rank Badges-19th C.: Korean, Joseon period, 19th century. Made for a civilian official of first to third rank, the almost square showing a double white cranes jointly grasping a Pulloch’o stalk in mouth, soaring above stylized forming waves and rockrork amid clouds outlined in couched thread, worked in shades of blue, green white and pruple on a green silk ground. They’re in good condition, measures 21cm x 23cm. each.