685 Bright-Eyed Silk Embroidered Chinese Tiger Hat

#685 Bright-Eyed Silk Tiger Chinese Boy’s Hat. Colorful silk embroidery on gold foil applique covers much of the tiger including the back wind flap; Chinese character “wang” for “king” on the tiger’s forehead indicates that the tiger is the king of the animals; Butterflies symbolize happiness and peonies represent prosperity and wealth; blue silk brocade cloth top has a red top knot; good red brocade silk lining; excellent condition; c 1900; northern China;   17” circumference   

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  • Price: $550

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