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Pierced bone with a highly stylized abstract design. The blades are held together near top with white silk satin ribbon. Original box made out of paper has pink flowers and green vines across the lid.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Rebecca McLanathan to the MFA, September 11, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan

Chinese, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 23.8cm (9 3/8in.)

Accession Number

52.1322

Medium or Technique

Pierced bone; silk satin; paper box

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes