Rank badge – double phoenix

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Ming period rank badge of kesi with a band of clouds at the bottom, two large peonies, one phoenix flying and the other possibly seated on a rock or flying amidst horizontally elongated clouds.

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 33.6 × 38.7 cm (13 1/4 × 15 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number
F2017.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), peony, phoenix
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Ming period rank badge of kesi with a band of clouds at the bottom, two large peonies, one phoenix flying and the other possibly seated on a rock or flying amidst horizontally elongated clouds.

Published References
  • 126, 128, 3.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum