Korean Hair Ornament

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1925

GUSN

GUSN-101677

Description

Carved floral design Korean jade hair piece. Original case with green fabric exterior and pink fabric interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hair accessories
ORNAMENT, HAIR

Inscription

"Korean /Hair Ornament" (Handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1128

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Korea (origin)

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 in (hair piece), 1 5/8 in (box) x 1 1/8 in (hair piece), 1 9/16 in (box) (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.97ab