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Hairpin

Hairpin

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, carnelian, filigree, kingfisher's feathers

  • Museum number:

    M.128N-1938

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hairpin, made of silver, the head consists of a spherical carnelian bead set in a triple calyx of filigree, with traces of kingfisher's feathers.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1644-1911 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, carnelian, filigree, kingfisher's feathers

Dimensions

Length: 11.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased from George Eumorfopoulos (M.94 to 128-1938)

Descriptive line

Hairpin, silver, set with carnelian, China

Materials

Silver; Carnelian; Kingfisher's feather

Techniques

Filigree

Categories

Ph_survey; Accessories; Jewellery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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