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Description

Woman's headdress in form of a high domed crown, the wire frame covered with dragon and other motifs made from blue kingfisher feathers: China, late 18th century

Museum reference

A.1969.399

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Headdress

Production information

China, East Asia

Date

Late 18th century

Materials

Wire, Feather, kingfisher

Physical description

Wire frame covered with dragon and other motifs made from blue kingfisher feathers

Exhibitions

  • Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories (14 Nov 2008 - 01 Jan 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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