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Hair ornament with kingfisher feathers and floral motifs

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th-first half of 20th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Kingfisher feather, metal, glass
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 13 x 6.5 x 2.4 cm (5 1/8 x 2 9/16 x 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    A band-shaped kingfisher-feather headdress ornament with floral and insect motifs, inlaid with pink quartz stones.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Gifts to the Collection: 1987-2012 (June 23 to December 17, 2012)
    Worshipping the Ancestors: Chinese Commemorative Portraits (June 17 to September 9, 2001)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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