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Woman’s Bamboo Slice Hat with Grass Beads and Bubble-Shaped Silver

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

This is a traditional Hani hat. The hat is decorated with silver baubles, coins, beads and tassels. Girls begin to wear this type of hat after their coming-of-age ceremony, showing that she is an adult and available for marriage.

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  • Title: Woman’s Bamboo Slice Hat with Grass Beads and Bubble-Shaped Silver
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • object type: Accessory
  • ethnic group: Hani

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