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Asian ➔ Belt Pouch

Identifier:
116775
Description:
Two section vanity on one long, dark yellow cord. Cord has dark yellow double tassles at each end. First section is blue square box that slides out from black wrap-around lid; square box also has folding lid. Second section is blue cylinder that slides out from black cylindrical lid; cylinder has red lining. The covers of both sections remain attached to cord when pulled out, and each is decorated with two dragons fighting over the jewel of immortality.;This pouch was hung over the belt, and was used to carry name cards. Its delicate couching, subject matter, and very high quality suggest an Imperial connection. Identified by Bennet Bronson, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of Illinois--Chicago; tel: 312.665.7832.;This pouch was hung over the belt, and was used to carry name cards; its delicate couching, subject matter, and very high quality suggest an Imperial connection.
Date:
1700 – 1800
Materials:
Embroidered, Cloth, Cord, Wood, Cardboard, Metal
Dimensions:
46.6" h 2.9" w 2" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Wilcox, Mrs. Frederick
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Wilcox, Mrs. Frederick
Related Place
China