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Hairpin part

Museum number:
9-21335
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021335
Alternate number:
II-4 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Hairpin part. Copper handle of a hairpin. Pattern rises from bamboo to flowers to cloud. Length: 12.5 cm; greatest width: 0.8 cm.
Donor:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection place:
Beijing, Beijing municipality, Northern China
Verbatim coll. place:
China. Purchased by Ilse Fang in Peking.
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection date:
1943
Materials:
Copper (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
19th century
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Context of use:
Hairpin handle. 19th century.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 12.5 centimeters and width 0.8 centimeters
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