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Hair ornament

Museum number:
9-21326
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021326
Alternate number:
II-6 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Hair ornament. Two-winged hair ornament to hold bun. Gilt metal. Ends pointed and slightly bent. Decor: a sprig of peony in relief on either end. Overall length: 10 cm; greatest width: 0.9 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:
1942
Materials:
Metal
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
First half of 20th century
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Context of use:
Hair ornament. First half 20th century.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 10 centimeters and width 0.9 centimeters
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