Pair of Embroidered Civil Rank Badges, China, 19th century, depicting egrets signifying the sixth rank, surrounded by stylized clouds and scrolling tendrils, and the attributes of the Eight Immortals, above a border of crashing waves and lishui stripes, all in couched gold and silver thread on a black ground, 11 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Thread loss in one area, few areas of corrosion to one badge, corrosion to one area of other.
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