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Yungang Cave Number 6, Fantastic Animal Head with Antlers

Description: An animal head with antlers graces the top of a column which appears to support a lintel. The creature looks simultaneously human and animal with large eyes and a pierced nose. Four-pronged antlers emerge from the top of the head that is covered with green hair-like detail.
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Date: [0470..0494]
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White Horse Temple: Stone Lion at Entrance Gate

Description: The lion depicted in this sculpture sits atop a short pedestal and guards the entrance to the temple. There are flowers in small pots around the bottom edge of the sculpture as if in offering. The lion is not polychrome. The temple behind the lion is partially visible in this depiction.
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Date: 1368~/1644~

Yu Garden (Yuyuan): Garden View

Description: Characteristic elements in Chinese gardens: water, trees, rocks & buildings, and changes in elevation are visible in this view. Rock formations in the background with a pagoda structure.
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Date: 1559/1577
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Lotus shoes

Description: Pair of lotus shoes for bound feet. Tiny heeled shoes of dark navy silk, the uppers with multicolored floral embroidery at top and sides, and cloud-form patterns of couched gold thread around heels. Edged at top with blue silk ribbon. The shaped heels are of white leather.
Date: 1890/1920

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of white silk damask with embroidery in green, blue, and pink. Around throat and upper edge is band of green embroidered pine cones(?)and scallop band. At toe is embroidered blossom in pale pink and blue, with trailing branches in greens with leaves in greens and buds in pinks and butterflies in greens, pinks, and browns. Along sides are similar embroidered branches, leaves, buds, and blossoms. Throatline of shoe with black banding. At point of throat is applied 3-dimensional flower of silk ribbon. Inner sole of dark tan leather, insides of shoes lined with pink/beige silk(?). Soles of leather, with built-up or stacked 1 1/4" (3cm) modified louis or opera heels. Stamped inside shoes in red are various marks in Chinese(?), and maker's mark, which is mostly illegible. Shoes are of the type called "straight lasts" in western society - no differentiation between left and right shoe.
Date: 1895~

Happi

Description: Happi (Japanese traditional short coat) of indigo dyed heavy cotton or linen. Hip-length or slightly longer, with short sleeves. Center front opening with vertical bands on either side with starch paste resist design of Japanese characters. Back with large starch paste resist symbol at upper back, and linear maze-like design across main part of back, repeated at sides.
Date: 1900/1960

Kimono

Description: Kimono of purple silk printed with designs of flowers, birds and butterflies in purples, blues, tans, reds, etc. Detailing in gold embroidery. With five white "mon" designs similar to a "yin-yang" shape of matched commas. Partly lined in red silk.
Date: [1900..1950]