Headdress (dianzi)

Chinese Art Collection

Headdress (dianzi) with birds, clouds, bamboo, orchid, and fruit

Qing dynasty, about 1800, China. Kingfisher feather, pearls, coral, semiprecious stones, copper alloy with gilding, and silk. Gift in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Cheney by their daughters Ruth C. Krumhaat, Marjorie B.C. Shaw, Elizabeth C. Buckley, and Mabel C. Smith, 1984. Accession Number: E75225.A.