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Theatrical Headdress

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Object Number:
29-96-828
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Metal
Glass
Textile
Description:
Very large headdress of gilded leather. Two long earflaps with green glass inlay. Two tiers of dragons with their heads attached to their bodies with springs. The uppermost tier has a single dragon and a red pom pom.
Height:
33cm
Length:
21cm
Width:
24cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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