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An Antique Tibetan Pillar Hanging Final
An antique Tibetan trefoil shaped finial from a monastery pillar hanging made with a Chinese polychrome silk and gold embroidered rank square for a civil official. The pattern of a paradise flycatcher is representative of a ninth rank civil official. The shaped badge is edged with pink silk and silver floral brocade.
19th Century, Circa 1825 AD
33 x 35.5 cm
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