683 Green and Black Double Tiger Chinese Hat

#683 Green and Black Silk Double Tiger Han Chinese Child’s Hat. Well-preserved black silk tiger with a second lively green silk tiger on top; top tiger has good facial features including a purple tongue with a silk braid endless knot for longevity and fine embroidery of flowers and butterflies on gold foil on its ears, tail, and sides; the finely-featured bottom tiger has more fine silk embroidered images of flowers and birds on gold foil; an exquisite wind back flap continues the embroidery on bright gold foil; Good green silk lining with old red paper under the top tiger; excellent condition; c 1890-1900;  northern China; 20” circumference   

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  • Price: $600

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