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Wedding headress
Wedding headress
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Kingfisher Feathers, Paper, Wire, Beads, Silk, Adhesive, And Gold Leaf
Dimensions:
17 x 27 x 17.5 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Qing Dynasty
Accession Number:
X1989.139
Acquisition Date:
1901-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum collection

Exhibition History:

Featherwork: A Conservator's Approach, de Young, 8/29/15 - 3/27/16

Crown shaped hat of braided black silk cord. Various shapes (flower baskets, double happiness symbol, foliage) cover the surface and have applied kingfisher feathers. Beaded fringe hangs from front edge.

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