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Asian Art

Rank Badge with Bear for Military Official (Fifth Rank)

20th century

Silk, worked in satin stitch and couched gold- and silver-wrapped thread, peacock feathers and coral beads

each: 11 3/4 × 13 1/8 in. (29.8 × 33.3 cm)
The Helen Wells Seymour Collection. Gift of Mrs Charles B. Doolittle
1954.11.183
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Helen Wells Seymour (1878–1937) Collection, Bristol, Conn.; Laura Seymour Doolittle (1873–1957), New Haven, Conn., gift in 1954; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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