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China Anonymous, Chinese
Hair Ornament, n. d.
Feathers on Copper
5 1/2 in. x 3 in. (13.97 cm x 7.62 cm)

Object Type: Jewelry
Technique: Metalworking
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Accession Number: 2005.0.15

Copper filigree with, rose quartz and Kingfisher feather.

Object Description
Chinese Blue Kingfisher hair ornament, three pronged and two-sided with floral imagery. The ornament was intended to quiver when worn. The piece functioned to hold hair in place in addition to its ornamental function.

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