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Object Number: 29-96-828
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
Metal
Glass
Textile
Height: 33cm
Length: 21cm
Width: 24cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Very large headdress of gilded leather. Two long earflaps with green glass inlay. Two tiers of dragons with their heads attached to their bodies with springs. The uppermost tier has a single dragon and a red pom pom.


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