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A man in the center dressed in a robe and headdress is holding a staff and looking to the left. On the left of him is a man in holding a vase and a horse. On the right of him is another man, he is only wearing clothing covering his lower half. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
A God of Wealth: Immortal Official of Recurring Joy and Increasing Trade.
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle B. Hanna
Block print with red ink and white space. There is a floral border and in the center of it is one large Chinese character and other smaller characters around it. Two coins are on each side of the large center Chinese character. 
Longevity Spirit Money, from Taiwan (2 prints)
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
This cap is made from woven fiber with dark purple, dark green, and brown feathers. The feathers face upward and outward, forming a dome-like shape to the cap. Around the bottom edge there is a row of feathers that are longer than those at the middle of the cap. Near the top and center of the cap are long feathers that stick straight up. 
Cameroon (Cameroonian)
Feather Hat
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
An oval-shaped brass purse with loops around the outside edge. Attached to each loop is a string of beads or leather ending in a brass crotal bell. The body of the purse has raised ovals with a spiral pattern inside. The lid has a brass handle and a longer beaded strap. 
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A headdress made of woven raffia palm fibers in the shape of a cap and decorated with dark purple and green feathers. The feathers point upward and outward from the cap, while the center of the headdress has a bundle of large, dark feathers. 
Feather Headdress
1800 – 1999
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Wooden mask with an oblong-shaped face, semi-circular beard, and a semi-circular headdress or coiffure. The beard consists of a curving band around the chin with incised, vertical grooves. The mouth is open to reveal teeth and the cheeks are flat. One half of the nose is broken off. Round eyes sit below a prominent forehead. The ears of the mask are small and square. Atop the head sits a semi-circular headdress or coiffure consisting of small, rectangular knobs. 
1900 – 1950
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
Round brass purse with loops around the outer edge. Attached to each loop is a string of brass beads and a crotal bell. The handle is composed of brass beads. The edge of the flap closure is decorated with concentric semi-circles. 
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
Five figures dressed in robes and a hat are each standing and holding up a sword. Each man is standing by a horse and some of the horses are eating grass. Two figures in the foreground are playfully fighting and their swords are crossed.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Five Gods of Wealth Arrive Together
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle B. Hanna
Thisi is a miter-shaped hat with a double layer of fabric made from whorls of light-colored cotton applique on dark green velveteen ground. The sides of the hat terminate in red tassels. The front edge of the hat is trimmed with red fabric.
Chief's hat
1925 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Douglas C. Kelley
This red, felt, miter-shaped hat with lateral flaps terminates in gold-colored tassels. An internal wood frame sewn in to the central spine of the hat keeps its peaked shape. Two figures are delicately embroidered with yellow thread, one on each side of the hat. The figure on its left resembles a lizard with a small round head and long tail. The figure on the right is human and appears to be wearing a costume. A narrow strip of green fabric covers the external, central spine or seam of the hat. The hat's interior is green.
1925 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Douglas C. Kelley
Left panel of a diptych. Two figures riding an animal face right and there is a Chinese charater to the right of the figures. The background is green and filled with clouds and symbolic objects.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Qilin Delivering Sons (Diptych)
;1800 – 1999
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
A center figure is dressed in a robe and headdress behind a table. He is holding a staff and is surrounded by four figures, two on each side. They are turned towards him and standing with their hands together. On the table, there is a gold ingot, a vessel, and a peach. Underneath the table, there is a tiger. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
A Military God of Wealth, Marshal Zhao, Xuantan
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle B. Hanna