Hexagon lantern with a wood frame. Each side of the frame is carved like a dragon. From the mouth of each dragon hangs a red knotted string with a green plastic pendants and spheres and a gold plastic piece. At the end of each is a tassel that fades from pink to yellow. There is a larger tassel that hangs from the bottom, center of the lantern. The screen is a red fabric with yellow fringe. Embroidered on the screen is a floral motif on the top and a dragon and bird pattern on the body. The patterns are multi-colored and trimmed in either silver or gold plastic piping.;Lantern - used as an ornament, mostly in temples. Identified by Bennet Bronson, Professor of History, University of Illinois Chicago, IL; tel: 312.665.7832.
Temple Supply Store in Taiwan
1950 – 1990
Embroidered, Carved, Wood, Silk, Plastic, Paper
16" h 13.75" w
Current Location Status:
Gift Of Mr. Jack Feenstra
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