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Title

Single crane badge for 1st rank civil official

circa 1850


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Korea


Date

circa 1850


Media category

Textile


Materials used

embroidered silk


Dimensions

21.0 x 22.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr. Young Yang Chung 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

170.2005



Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Schuyler Cammann., Harvard Journal of Asian Studies [vol 8], 'The Development of the Mandarin Square', United States of America, 1944.

Schuyler V.R Cammann., Arts of Asia, 'Other Mandarin Squares: Korean, Annamese and Unfamiliar Examples', Hong Kong, Mar 1992-Apr 1992.

Young Yang Chung, The art of oriental embroidery: history, aesthetics and techniques, London, 1980.

Young Y.Chung., Arts of Pacific Asia Show, New York, 'Hyungbae: Rank Badges of Korea', New York, 1988.