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Chinese Mandarin Hat Buttons – part 2

We thought that it would be a good idea to show another example of how the hat buttons were worn… since we were having problems finding an none copyrighted image of a mandarin hat we could use, Bob asked one of his favorite models to sit for some photos.



I have always suspected that this model’s face was fashioned after The Last Emperors’…If it were a replica though, the hat button would be very different… gold with pearls and tiers. Never the less, it is a wonderful glimpse into how Mandarin Hat Buttons were worn.

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