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Dragon-headed Hairpin or Ornament, one of three


Artist Unknown (China)


17th-19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: Rare Collection of Chinese Gold Given in Memory of Charles Stinson Pillsbury
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Gold
Size: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, 17th-19th century
Physical Description: hairpins, or ornaments, dragon-headed group of three, eyes and tongue on .1 move, filigree heads and pin.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Pillsbury, Phillip Winston Pillsbury, Mary Stinson Pillsbury Lord, Katherine Stevens Pillsbury McKee and Helen Winston Pillsbury Becker in memory of Charles S. Pillsbury
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009