Head-dress

Chinese
Qing dynasty
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

18.3 x 24 x 17.4 cm (7 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.23.134f

Medium or Technique

papier-mache, gold-colored. Body of head-dress cut scroll designs in full relief and decorated with birds of same material holding strands of seed pearls and tassels of red silk in their beaks

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Head-dress, papier-mache, gold-colored. Body of head-dress cut scroll designs in full relief and decorated with birds of same material holding strands of seed pearls and tassels of red silk in their beaks. Other decorations contain clear and colored glass. Some of the ornaments are missing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift