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Hair ornament

Hair ornament

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1851 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt-brass

  • Museum number:

    M.323:40-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Given by the Royal Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851

Physical description

Hair ornament, made of gilt-brass, a curved bar with spreading ends, relief design of prunus sprays

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca. 1851 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gilt-brass

Dimensions

Length: 7.5 cm

Object history note

M.323:1 to 44-1921 given as a 'collection of Chinese peasant jewellery' by the Royal Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851

Descriptive line

Hair ornament, gilt-brass, China

Materials

Gilt-brass

Techniques

Repoussé

Categories

Accessories

Collection

East Asia Collection

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