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Asian Art

Rank Badge with Bear for Military Official (Fifth Rank)

mid-19th century

Silk gauze with embroidery, couched gold thread

12 5/16 × 11 5/16 in. (31.2 × 28.7 cm)
Gift of Schuyler Van Rensselaer Cammann, B.A. 1935
1941.110
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Schuyler Van Rensselaer Cammann (1912–1991), Portland, OR; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1941

Bibliography: 

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 12–13, no. 5, ill.

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