- Museum number
Chief's chatelaine, chief's pendant made of silver, cornelian.
Height: 27.10 centimetres
Weight: 55 grammes
Width: 8.40 centimetres
Depth: 1.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
No details in Christy "4 figure" Register. No Slip.
See Christy Additions/Temporary Register, 1868-77,p.135; 29/4/1870, no.7, "chief's pendant". Described as "chatelaine" on Asia Floor Record card.
Attached label: ‘Silver badge of Chiefdom. Worn at the end of the Silver neck band. From Formosa. Pres. by J.A. Man Esq. 29.4.1870'
This kind of silver ornament was often used by chief men or women of Paiwan or Puyuma in the south Taiwan. (Professor Hu, 2007)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1870C0429.7 (CDMS ref. to Christy Additions/Temp.Reg.1868-77)
CDMS number: As1870C1.6690 (old CDMS no.)