An image of open crown woman's hat

Unknown Artist

open crown woman's hat

Location
Not on display
Further information

This Manchu woman's hat is an example of ethnic Chinese dress and is decorated with a striking design of 'shou' and vine motif.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000.

Place of origin
China
Cultural origin
Manchu people
Year
late 19th century
Media
Textile
Medium
satin with cotton lining decorated with coral beads on stiffened cotton appliqué and embroidered ribbon edging
Dimensions
47.3 x 31.6 cm (irreg.)
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
297.2000