From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 92-1-43B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Section Asian
Materials Bamboo | Wood | Textile

Helmet-shaped round hat with conical peak. Made of woven bamboo strips and wicker interior. Exterior painted in red and dark brown. Cloth strap is secured through two Chinese coins of the Southern Song dynasty, Jianjang period 1208-1224 CE. Peak of this hat is damaged. One of a pair (the other is 92-1-43A).

Height 16 cm
Outside Diameter 29 cm
Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1992

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