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Manchu Military Officer's Ceremonial Helmet

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

mid 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Manchu Military Officer's Ceremonial Helmet, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Silk brocade, gold metals, pearls, fur, feathers
Size: 30 1/4 in. (76.8 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: Helmet for general's costume, theatrical, of silvered metal with gold-plated flanges. Three gold and black brocade flaps, brass-studded, hang down at sides and back. A large spike, decorated with pearl beads, fur, and dragon-painted feathers, emerges from
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.331a
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009