Winter court hat (chaoguan)
Object Place: China
30.3 x 27 x 11 cm (11 15/16 x 10 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with silk floss; gold plated hat ornament with glass stone
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Winter court hat worn by sixth degree, 2nd rank, civil or military official. Black velvet hat, crown covered with red silk floss crown. Hat ornament of gold-plate with prism-shaped stone of opaque white glass at top and small blue rhinestone at front. Hat lined with blue cotton. Blue cotton tape attached to each side of hat.
Anonymous gift to the MFA on April 5, 1923