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Title

open crown woman's hat

late 19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Cultural origin
    Manchu people
    Date
    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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    297.2000
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China