China

Brinco
2005

A:  Right shoe, dark gray suede high top sports shoe with a black suede eagle design over the toe cap.  The side heel of the shoe is machine stitched in yellow in stylized Aztec-like...

1930s

This dress is made of black panne velvet; the decoration on the surface of the fabric has been pressed or steamed in. The collar stands up and is bound with black satin; the arms, the hem, and...

20th century

Mandarin jacket of black silk satin with well executed floral embroidery include many branches of blossoms and many peonies. Satin stitch and slpt stitch are used the most for the floral...

1950s

A: Jacket of pink satin, all edges trimmed with blue satin. Fastens down the front with four loop and knot closures; small spiral "frog" on either side of closure. Embroidered on both...

c. 1943-1945

A: Jacket of red silk, with a small floral pattern woven in. It is embroidered, satin stitch and split stitch, polychrome flowers. It fastens down the front with four simple loop and knot...

19th century
19th century
circa 1860
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1979
circa 1920
circa 1800-1880
1972
1879
19th Century
circa 1810
circa 1821-1850
circa 1910
circa 1736-1795
c. 1915

This pair of Lotus slippers, small shoes for adult women, is made of cotton with small bits of silk used for trim. The shoe and its boot-like top are of black cotton sateen. A band of purple...

Spanish-Mexican period

From the History Information Station: Object: Three camphorwood chests made in Canton, China, for trade, circa 1850-1900. The adobe houses on the ranchos had no closets and little furniture, so...

ca. 1900

Skirt and Coat. Description: Chinese skirt and coat: A: skirt, black, wrap around, on a blue cotton band with white tape ties; skirt decorated with black silk satin applique bands and groups of...

ca. 1850-1900

Bamboo brush, used in cleaning of woks.

From the History Information Station:

Woks are shallow metal bowls used in Chinese cooking. Traditionally made of iron, they are set...

c.1904

Skirt and Coat. Description: Chinese skirt and coat: A: skirt, black, wrap around, on a blue cotton band with white tape ties; skirt decorated with black silk satin applique bands and groups of...

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