April 2, 2014
non-westernhistoricalfashion:

Women’s Formal Hat (Feng-Kuan)
date: mid 19th century
medium: Wicker, velvet, kingfisher feather, semi-precious stones
dimensions: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) (depth at crown)
location: Asia, China
description: Headdress of woven strips of red velvet covered with phoenix and flowers modelled from kingfisher feathers, coral, pearl, tourmaline and other beads.

non-westernhistoricalfashion:

Women’s Formal Hat (Feng-Kuan)

date: mid 19th century

medium: Wicker, velvet, kingfisher feather, semi-precious stones

dimensions: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) (depth at crown)

location: Asia, China

description: Headdress of woven strips of red velvet covered with phoenix and flowers modelled from kingfisher feathers, coral, pearl, tourmaline and other beads.

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April 2, 2014

non-westernhistoricalfashion:

Diadem with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag
ca. 1648–1540 B.C.
Egypt

(Source: metmuseum.org, via sombhatt)

April 1, 2014

eastasianstudiestumbl:

I was derping and found some absolutely stunning kingfisher inlay. I remeber totally getting sidetracked by it when I supposed to be researching something elese back in the day.

Each piece is inlaid with kingfisher feathers and ‘beads’ of coloured glass. They are attached to a silver backing and are decorated with (probably) imitation pearls. 

The use of kingfisher feathers in Chinese ornaments has a long history but very often because of the materials they don’t survive. As a result, there is little information available describing how kingfisher feather ‘enamelling’ was actually undertaken. Obviously, the first step would have to be catching on of those birds without damaging it too much and stripping it of all its feathers. Each feather was then taken out and painstakingly glued to a silver backing. The base was likely prepped before hand with different partitions to create a specific shape. The whole process of inlaying with the feathers was called tian-tsui  ‘dotting with kingfishers’. As feather inlay must have been such a fiddly and infuriating process no doubt these pins would have been super expensive. 

Kingfisher feathers were most used for hair ornaments and less often in fancy hats. Shown here is a a phoenix crown that was typically worn by empresses in earlier Chinese dynasties but was a garment that was appropriated by other segments of Chinese society in formal occaisons like marriage. These crowns were often formed over copper wire and then covered with kingfisher feather inlay in the shapes of flowers, butterflies, phoenixes, pearls, and mirrors.

I found a super indepth article on it here and probably. DON’T GLAZE OVER.  

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March 28, 2014
sisterwolf:

Pilar Arcos

sisterwolf:

Pilar Arcos

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March 21, 2014
entregulistanybostan:

Ringl + Pit (Ellen Auerbach & Grete Stern) - Hat and gloves, Berlin 1930
Fuente: La Petit Mélancolie

entregulistanybostan:

Ringl + Pit (Ellen Auerbach & Grete Stern) - Hat and gloves, Berlin 1930

Fuente: La Petit Mélancolie

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March 18, 2014
mishymashy:

Zhuang Minority Girl (by Expatriate Games)

mishymashy:

Zhuang Minority Girl (by Expatriate Games)

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March 13, 2014
virtual-artifacts:

Tiger Chinese Child’s Hat

virtual-artifacts:

Tiger Chinese Child’s Hat

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March 11, 2014
miscellaneous-art:

weirdvintage
Alice White Wearing an Aeroplane Hat, 1930s (via Retronaut)

miscellaneous-art:

weirdvintage

Alice White Wearing an Aeroplane Hat, 1930s (via Retronaut)

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March 9, 2014
mroblivion:

istantanea Sayaka Maruyama

mroblivion:

istantanea Sayaka Maruyama

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March 2, 2014

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February 25, 2014
explodingrocks:

Roiro Lacquer Inlaid Jingasa. Meiji PeriodThe black lacquer shingen style jingasa of leather decorated with gold karakusa and a crossed hawk feather mon. The interior red lacquered with padded material lining.

explodingrocks:

Roiro Lacquer Inlaid Jingasa. Meiji Period

The black lacquer shingen style jingasa of leather decorated with gold karakusa and a crossed hawk feather mon. The interior red lacquered with padded material lining.

(Source: bonhams.com, via fishstickmonkey)

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February 25, 2014
koreacorea:

Jokduri (족두리), by insung jeon on Flickr.

koreacorea:

Jokduri (족두리), by insung jeon on Flickr.

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February 21, 2014
cinoh:

Man’s cap, England, late 16th century. Silk embroidered in silk and metallic yarns in split, back and couching stitches. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf, 1962-53-11 - See more at: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/object-of-the-day/2014/02/12/little-nightcap#sthash.JKR9TmVO.dpuf

cinoh:

Man’s cap, England, late 16th century. Silk embroidered in silk and metallic yarns in split, back and couching stitches. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf, 1962-53-11 - See more at: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/object-of-the-day/2014/02/12/little-nightcap#sthash.JKR9TmVO.dpuf

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February 14, 2014

Kokoshnik

Russia, 19th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Donate to the Russian LGBT Network

(Source: omgthatdress, via yellowblog)

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February 13, 2014

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