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Title

Jade: hair ornament

Description

One elongated rectangular green jade hair ornament. Grey-green vein. Obverse presents incised botanical design that pierces jade at several points. One end terminates in a narrow tab angled acutely in relation to ornament's main body. At the other end a similar tab appears to have been broken off.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

100.12x14.57x3.23 (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.634

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Collection

Citation

“Jade: hair ornament,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1139.