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Head-dress, papier-mache, gold-colored. Body of head-dress cut scroll designs in full relief and decorated with birds of same material holding strands of seed pearls and tassels of red silk in their beaks. Other decorations contain clear and colored glass. Some of the ornaments are missing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

18.3 x 24 x 17.4 cm (7 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.23.134f

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes