E1527: 19th Century Chinese Civilian Rank Badge, Embroidered Silk , Round: Flowers and Butterflies

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E1527
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Adornment
Marks/Labels:
Old plastic label on the back ' C2-45 $10.00 Each'
Materials:
fabric ➔ cloth ➔ silk
fabric ➔ thread ➔ embroidery thread
Dimensions:
31 cm L
28.5 cm W
Provenance of Object:
Original owner unknown, owned by a collector who traveled during the 70s, Judy bought from estate sale in 2009 and Luther college received them in 2019
Ethnic Group:
Asian ➞ Chinese
Production Date:
19th century
Use/Function:
Used to depict rank of individuals
Source Locality:
China
Acquisition Date:
2009
Description:
Chinese civilian rank badge with a floral pattern. The badge was originally used to depict rank but is now more of a decorative piece.
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