MediumBamboo, glass and silk
Credit LineGift of the Lutz Bamboo Collection
string, hat. c. 1857. Bamboo, glass and silk. Gift of the Lutz Bamboo Collection. 1983.338.
Dimensionslength: 30.5 in, 77.4700 cm
DepartmentArts of Asia
CollectionArts of Asia
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Hat String Korea about 1857, Joseon period Bamboo Gift of the Lutz Bamboo Collection 1983.526 In Korea, the hat worn by a traditional gentleman scholar was unadorned except for the string that tied it under his chin.
Known ProvenanceAt least 1977-1983, Lutz Bamboo Collection, Walter [b.1910, d.2003] and Mona Lutz; 1983, DAM collection, gift of the Lutz Bamboo Collection.