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Baby Costume (uncertain)

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Object Number:
C627
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
Ming-1926
Early Date:
1368
Late Date:
1926
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Cotton
Technique:
Stamped
Batik
Iconography:
Man
Knot
Cash
Fan
Flowers
Unicorn
Qilin
Description:
Cotton baby costume. The designs are Chinese and include the endless knot, two cash and fan (7 of 8 jewels and treasures) and floral border. An important man( Fu Hsi?) rides a golden unicorn (qilin).
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary W. Griscom

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