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Asian Art

One man’s satin cap; six “hat buttons”

19th century

Copper alloy and glass

Gift of Margaret T.J. Rowe
1947.369
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Margaret T. J. Rowe (1888–1975), Providence, RI; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1947

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