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Theatrical Headdress

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Object Number:
29-96-823A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Velvet
Paper
Metal
Description:
Front of theatrical headdress. Black velvet base with crown made of gilded leather. Piece has several dragons on it with their heads attached to their bodies by springs. Two red silk flowers on top.
Height:
21cm
Length:
18cm
Width:
23cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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