Lady's Festival Collar
Early 20th century
Silk, embroidery, Peking glass
38 in :: 95.5 cm, W: 25 in :: 63.5 cm, D: 1.5 in :: 3.81 cm
A lovely example of a lady’s festival collar. This piece is embellished with Peking glass jewels and Peking forbidden stitch embroidery to create the auspicious flower and butterfly motif. Such collars bestowed upon its wearer the wishes for longevity and prosperity, added good fortune, and through the movement of the tassels in the breeze, provided protection from evil spirits.
Inventory # 102643