Qing Dynasty First Rank Military Badge-embroidery on silk -Chi-lin- Qilin

12″ x 12″ First Rank Mandarin Military Badge with Stylized Dragon cut from ceremonial garment and glued to thin cardboard. Silver and gold gilt thread needlework on thin black silk. Or silk and metallic thread embroidery on plain weave on silk satin. Many symbols around Qilin or Chi-lin : Sun, star, lidded jar, thread spool,

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