Mandarin Hat

Mandarin Button


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 21104E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Ming Dynasty (uncertain) | Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made Ming Dynasty - 1898
Section Asian
Materials Felt | Metal | Hair

Black hat with red tassel and coral button. Queue attached. Stupa-like fineal with jade cylinder attached. Braided hair (?) attached at back with black ribbons at bottom. Thin, blue chinstrap attached. Red lining. Part of official costume of mandarin of 2nd rank.

Height 15 cm
Outside Diameter 21.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Miss Livingston, 1898

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