Mandarin Square, Rank Badge


Photo of Mandarin Square, Rank Badge

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mandarin Square, Rank Badge   (1944.03.0097B)
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, East, China
Period/Date Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1880 – 1911
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 31.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 30.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.3 cm
Weight 39 g
Measuring Remarks Told Susan and Christa about bugs. Susan took artifact (textile).
Materials Textile--Silk, Textile--Metallic
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Embroidery, Textile--Appliqué
Munsell Color Information Moderate Olive Brown (2.5Y 3/2 ) -ns Grayish Olive Green ( 2.5GY 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

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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