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Object Number: 29-96-830
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Silk
Glass
Metal
Height: 22cm
Length: 17cm
Width: 45cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Blue theatrical headdress. Two pieces. Blue silk glued to leather form. Inlaid with mirrors. Gold detail on seams. Long wing-shaped piece at the back embossed with red and gold on both sides.


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