Ear plugs bound with hair ornament

Made:
1801-1900 in China
maker:
Unknown

Two cylindrical silver ear plugs, bound with maroon silk, and one silver hair ornament, an elongated pyramid engraved on all sides, North West China, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A19133
Materials:
complete, silk, silver
Measurements:
hair ornament: 120 mm x 17 mm x 16 mm,
ear plug: 92 mm 16 mm,
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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