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A late 19th century Chinese lady's black silk hat

A late 19th century Chinese lady's black silk hat

Code: 261011

£100.00 Approx $133.33, €111.86

A late 19th century Chinese lady's black silk damask hat, with a butterfly (symbolising joy) and another insect applied to the sides. The insects are formed by stumpwork outlined in couched threads and sequins. Pink braid edging and a braid chin strap.

Size c 20cm w, c. 13cm deep

Condition: Very good. Some fading and losses to the applied insects. Please see photographs.

From the Dr Jocelyn Chatterton collection