Lacquer Hairpin with Flowers, Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e, gold, silver foil application and mother-of-pearl inlay on black ground, Japan

花草蒔絵笄
Lacquer Hairpin with Flowers

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
second half of the 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e, gold, silver foil application and mother-of-pearl inlay on black ground
Dimensions:
L. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
1982.244.8a, b
Not on view
Hope Skillman Schary , New York (until d. 1981; bequeathed to MMA)