A Manchurian Hardstone Inset Silk Lady's Headdress, Qitou
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the domed central section and two flat outstretched wings formed by an internal metal wire frame, the surface bound in stiffened black silk elaborately wrapped over a rectangular hair pin, bianfang, the front adorned with appliques formed by red silk core and hard stone flowers.
Length 16 1/2 in., 42 cm.
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