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Young woman
Place of Origin: China
Date: approx. 1900-1935
Object Name: Shadow puppet
Materials: Hide with pigments
Dimensions: H. 11 1/2 in, H. 29.2 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Theatrical Arts
Object Number: B62D48.18
On Display: No

Description

Label: This figure wears a short jacket that buttons down the front. Her headdress includes the image of a crane, which may indicate her immortal status since in traditional Chinese culture the crane is associated with immortality.

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Exhibition History: Thematic exhibition "Shadows, Masks, and Music: Aspects of the Performing Arts in Asia" at AAM 4/23/05-1/22/06
Label: This figure wears a short jacket that buttons down the front. Her headdress includes the image of a crane, which may indicate her immortal status since in traditional Chinese culture the crane is associated with immortality.
Exhibition History: Thematic exhibition "Shadows, Masks, and Music: Aspects of the Performing Arts in Asia" at AAM 4/23/05-1/22/06