S03 E39 – Hair Ornament, 1368-1644, China, Ming Dynasty
The pinhead of the ornament consists of delicate openwork depicting four figures approaching a Buddhist temple, with a background of symmetrical geometric patterns.
Research by Amy Rocco
Voiced by Matthew Schulte
Produced by Gabriel Hua in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.
Music used in this episode:
4 Movements for Piano Trio – I – eighth note equals 54
Composed by Bright Sheng
Performed by Shanghai Quartet