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Hair ornament

Hair ornament

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1883 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, chased and enamelled

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tapering tube with pointed end for holding flowers and worn in the hair, made of silver, chased and enamelled.

Place of Origin

China (made)


ca. 1883 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, chased and enamelled


Length: 3.25 in

Object history note

Purchased from Amsterdam Exhibition 1883

Descriptive line

Flower tube for wearing in the hair, enamelled silver, China, ca. 1883


Silver; Enamel


Chasing; Enamelling


Accessories; Jewellery


East Asia Collection

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