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Asian Art

Rank Badge with Xiezhai for Censorate Official

17th century

Navy silk satin weave with couched gold and multicolor silk embroidery

14 1/2 × 15 in. (36.8 × 38.1 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1947.212
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Julia St. Clair Krenz (1882 - 1971) Collection, New York; Alice Boney (1901 - 1988), New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 259, no. 472, ill.

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, no. 2, ill.

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