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Carved Hairpin

Accession Number
2009/2.111

Title
Carved Hairpin

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1368-1644

Medium & Support
jade

Dimensions
2 in x 1/2 in x 11/16 in (5 cm x 1.3 cm x 1.7 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Agnes S.Chan

Subject matter
Hairpin for ornamental use by women.

Physical Description
Carved jade one point hairpin. Carving is at the head of the pin and extends half-way down the body in the shape of what might be a dragon.

Primary Object Classification
Personal Accessory

Primary Object Type
hairpin

Additional Object Classification(s)
Personal Accessory

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
hair (material)
hair accessories
hairpins
jades (objects)

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