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Copper-silver alloy, gilding, kingfisher feathers, glass beads
Overall: 10.3 x 5.4 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Ginaven 2001.179.9
The iridescent blue feathers of kingfisher birds are inlaid in hairpins and headdresses.
Hair ornaments depicting flowers, butterflies, or birds were worn by ladies of the Manchu elite class.
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