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baby's hat
Date: early 20th Century
Dimensions: 10 × 13 × 13 cm (3 15/16 × 5 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)
Medium: silk, paper
Made in: China
Collected in: Hong Kong
Description: An ornate embroidered baby's hat made of fifteen pieces arranged in groups of three sets of five embroidered curved petals of reducing sizes to represent a flower. The red, pink and green sets of petals are eached bound in black silk, with a paper backing, bordered in a thin woven braid of white or blue, and embroidered in satin stitch with flower motifs.
Inv. No.: 2015.241
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