Mandarin Square, Rank Badge


Thumbnail of Mandarin Square, Rank Badge (1944.03.0033)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mandarin Square, Rank Badge   (1944.03.0033)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1880 – 1911
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 28.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.3 cm
Weight 48 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile
Manufacturing Processes Weaving
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/4 ) -ns Grayish Reddish Orange ( 2.5YR 5/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Related WHM items: 1944.03.0034, 101.


Cuadrado, John. "Antiques Notebook: Mandarin Squares," Architectural Digest v. 53 (Dec. 1996), pp. 50 ff. (on file).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Courtesy of Mrs. J. J. Parry
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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