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Collection

An image of open crown woman's hat by

China

Title
open crown woman's hat
Place of origin
China
Cultural origin
Manchu people
Year
late 19th century
Media category
Textile
Materials used
satin with cotton lining decorated with coral beads on stiffened cotton appliqué and embroidered ribbon edging
Dimensions

47.3 x 31.6 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
297.2000
Location
Not on display
Further information

This Manchu woman's hat is an example of ethnic Chinese dress and is decorated with a striking design of 'shou' and vine motif.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000.