Silk dancing dress    From Tibet, late 19th - early 20th century AD    Recycling silks    This silk dress is part of a costume that would have been worn for the masked dances performed in Tibetan monasteries.  British Museums

Silk dancing dress From Tibet, late 19th - early 20th century AD Recycling silks This silk dress is part of a costume that would have been worn for the masked dances performed in Tibetan monasteries. British Museums

Backside Court Insignia Badge (Buzi) for a Civil Official of the 4th Rank (Wild Goose), Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1875-1900 Silk tapestry weave (kesi) patterned with multicolored silk and gold- and silver-wrapped thread with painted detail Chinese 12-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches

Backside Court Insignia Badge (Buzi) for a Civil Official of the 4th Rank (Wild Goose), Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1875-1900 Silk tapestry weave (kesi) patterned with multicolored silk and gold- and silver-wrapped thread with painted detail Chinese 12-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches

Gwanbok is a East Asian cultural sphere's general term referring to all business attires of government officers given by government, with Rank badge on them to distinguish hierarchies.'Joseon-Portrait of Cha Jegong-Black danryeongpo.jpg

Gwanbok is a East Asian cultural sphere's general term referring to all business attires of government officers given by government, with Rank badge on them to distinguish hierarchies.'Joseon-Portrait of Cha Jegong-Black danryeongpo.jpg

Framed Embroidery Fragment, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), originally part of robe, the panel with a gold-couched, front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl amidst clouds and floral roundels, flanked by birds of rank embroidered in Peking knot stitch, all above a lishui border with peonies and ruyi floating in the rolling waves, hem with a floral band embroidered in three shades of blue, wan-fret brocade border added later, 24 x 26 in.

Framed Embroidery Fragment, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), originally part of robe, the panel with a gold-couched, front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl amidst clouds and floral roundels, flanked by birds of rank embroidered in Peking knot stitch, all above a lishui border with peonies and ruyi floating in the rolling waves, hem with a floral band embroidered in three shades of blue, wan-fret brocade border added later, 24 x 26 in.

Festival Robe | Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) | Date: second half of the 18th century |  Medium: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk satin.

Festival Robe | Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) | Date: second half of the 18th century | Medium: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk satin.

Chinese Kesi Censor's Front Rank Badge with white Mythical Beast "Xiezahi", 19th C.

Chinese Kesi Censor's Front Rank Badge with white Mythical Beast "Xiezahi", 19th C.

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