Kesi Woven Rank Badge and Embroidered Fragment,
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Kesi Woven Rank Badge and Embroidered Fragment, China, 19th century, depicting a quail, signifying the eighth civil rank, surrounded by ruyi-headed clouds and the attributes of the Eight Immortals, the rectangular fragment with a central peony depicted in seed stitch surrounded by satin stitch moths, rank badge 11 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.
peony fragment backed on board, fading, staining, few holes/losses to edges of rank badge.
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