Rank Badge with Decoration of Two Cranes among Clouds, Silk embroidery on silk damask, Korea

Rank Badge with Decoration of Two Cranes among Clouds

Period:
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Silk embroidery on silk damask
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (19.05 x 16.51 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Seymour Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.60.6
Not on view
Rank badges embroidered with one or two cranes flying among clouds were reserved for civil, rather than military officials.
[ Edker Pope, Fine Art , Pasadena, CA, until 1953; sold to MMA]