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Title

open crown woman's hat

late 19th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


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.


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



Place

Where the work was made
China