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Ornament for man's hat

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Lapis lazuli button in brass mounting for a Mandarin man's hat.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop to the MFA in 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop

Chinese (Mandarin), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 3 x 3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.41

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli, brass mount

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment