Asian Art

Rank Badge

19th century

One of a pair of badges (hyong-bae) decorated with cranes, insignia of junior civilian ranks. Figured silk damask, worked in couched gold-wrapped thread and Peking knot (crest of cranes)

7 x 7 7/8 inches
Estate of Schuyler V.R. Cammann, B.A. 1935
1992.77.66.2
Culture: 
Korean
Period: 
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Korea
Status: 
Not on view
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