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Object Number: 29-96-827A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Height: 21cm
Length: 11cm
Width: 16cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904


Front part of a Chinese opera headdress. The front is mostly painted in gold and red, shaped like a curved rectangle, fulll of gold decorations. At the center, glass, round medals on blue and green backgrounds are attached. Tow gold dragons and ten silver medals are also attached. A Chinese inscription is on each part to connect to the rear of the headdress.

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