Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item KMS_DE-973-059-003b - Lantern

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Lantern

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CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-003b

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Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is a yellow tassel hanging from the bottom piece of wood. There is a metal wire hook attached to the top wooden base to allow the lantern to be hung. The imagery painted on the lantern consists of orange Chinese text that is outlined in gold alternating with images of branches with a large pink blossoms and green leaves. At the top and bottom of the paper mesh lantern are bands of green, red and white. Wrapped around the top piece of would is a paper label that is stamped with the words Made in Hong-Kong.

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DE973059003b.jpg

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171 KiB

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December 8, 2015 3:23 PM

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