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Theatrical Headdress

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Object Number:29-96-823B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Velvet
Paper
Metal
Height: 24 cm
Length: 13 cm
Width: 19 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Back of theatrical headdress. Black velvet base decorated with gold. Decoration for the back of the head inlaid with colored glass. Two smaller gold pieces inlaid with green glass project above the head.

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