Rank badge – two egrets

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Two egrets (fifth rank civil) flying in bands of colored clouds in two shades. Orange, red, green, blue, yellow, framed in gold leaf with silk mat, selected by Spink & Son, Ltd., London.

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th-early 16th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 32.4 × 36.9 cm (12 3/4 × 14 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number
F2017.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

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

Two egrets (fifth rank civil) flying in bands of colored clouds in two shades. Orange, red, green, blue, yellow, framed in gold leaf with silk mat, selected by Spink & Son, Ltd., London.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum