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Mirror case
Place of Origin: China
Date: approx. 1800-1900
Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Materials: Embroidered silk gauze
Dimensions: H. 11 3/8 in x W. 7 3/8 in, H. 28.8 cm x W. 18.7 cm
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Miss Katherine Ball
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Textiles
Object Number: 1988.10
On Display: No

Description

Label: The box and lotus are symbolic implements of the Two Immortals of Harmony and Mirth. The combination of these objects with the wish-granting wand implies hopes that the couple will have a harmonious marriage and that all their wishes will come true.

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Exhibition History: "Asian Embroideries", Asian Art Museum, 4/6/1988 - 7/12/1988
Label: The box and lotus are symbolic implements of the Two Immortals of Harmony and Mirth. The combination of these objects with the wish-granting wand implies hopes that the couple will have a harmonious marriage and that all their wishes will come true.
Exhibition History: "Asian Embroideries", Asian Art Museum, 4/6/1988 - 7/12/1988