Example 118: Thai crown

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • decorative arts • costume • Asian art
*Work Type [link]: • crown (headdress) • headgear
*Title: Headpiece Title Type: repository
*Creator Display: unknown Thai
*Role [link]: goldsmith [link]: unknown Thai
*Creation Date: 15th century [controlled]: • Earliest: 1400 • Latest: 1499
*Subject [links]: • crown • status • adornment
Style [link]: Ayudhya period
Culture [link]: • Thai
*Current Location [link]: Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States) • ID: 1982-105-1
*Measurements: 19.1 cm (height) (7 1/2 inches)
[controlled]: • Value: 19.1 Unit: cm Type: height
*Materials and Techniques: gold with inlay of rubies and glass
Material [links]: • gold • rubies • glass
Description: Probably made for a princess by court craftsmen; dates to the 15th century, when Ayudhya was the capital of the country.
Description Source [link]: Philadelphia Museum of Art. Handbook of the Collections. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1986. Page: 63 | Philadelphia Museum of Art online. www.philamuseum.org. (accessed 03 July 2007)

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