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Gilt Orchids Hairpin with of the Consort of Imperial Prince Yeong

Early 20th century

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea

Head of this pair of long hairpins is decorated with flowers, leaves of an orchid and a crane. The head of the hairpin is shaped after a silk-covered lantern, and the four sides of the head are adorned with orchids and birds in pierced openwork. The flowers and birds are coated with blue, purple, and transparent enamel.

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  • Title: Gilt Orchids Hairpin with of the Consort of Imperial Prince Yeong
  • Date Created: Early 20th century
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Ornamental accessories

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