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Armor Shoulder Guard

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Object Number:
29-96-808C
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1644
Late Date:
1912
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Velvet
Silk
Metal
Cotton
Gold Thread
Technique:
Embroidered
Iconography:
Dragon
Description:
For Qing warrior. Shoulder guard of dark blue silk and velvet. Dragon embroidered with gold thread at center. Dotted all over with metal studs. Identical with 29-96-808D. Part of a complete set of armor.
Length:
38cm
Width:
41cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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