Pair of Rank Badge Backgrounds, China, late 19th/early 20th century, embroidered with a peony tree and a magnolia tree, with ruyi-form clouds above, rolling waves below, and lishui stripes, with a meander and scrolling vine border, all in satin stitch, 10 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Scattered small holes to one badge, particularly at center right, minor areas of thread loss to second badge.
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