Early 19th C Qing Dynasty Chinese Civil Rank Badge, 5th Rank identified by the Silver Phoenix with five distinct tail feathers. This very unusual, rare badge is uniquely decorated with peonies and floral elements surrounding the Silver Phoenix. The beautiful embroidery is completed in the satin stitch, brick stitch and Peking stitch/Forbidden knot rendering shapes in primarily shades of purple, blue, orange and green. Please note, the badge has been stabilized with a blue cotton backing and does show wear commensurate with age including some thread loss.Dimensions: Approx 10.5" x 9.5"
Rare 1900 19th C Qing Dynasty Chinese 5th Rank Civil Rank Badge Silver Phoenix
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