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An early 20th century Chinese boy's tiger collar

An early 20th century Chinese boy's tiger collar

Code: 261006

£180.00 Approx $240, €201.34

An early 20th century Chinese boy’s tiger collar, symbolising protection, red silk ground with stumpwork face and tail, leather eyes (with velvet centres) and eyebrows. Couched whorls at rear.

28cm wide

Condition Good. Some surface marks and losses. Staining to pink underside. Please see photographs.

From the Dr Jocelyn Chatterton collection

Ref “Chinese Silks and Sewing Tools” by Jocelyn Chatterton Pub 2002