tassel

Notes: Clothing, sedan chairs (or palanquins), jewelry, accessories, etc, etc. Nothing could not be improved by a good tassel, especially one with knots. This is a “bai” (tribe) wedding collar.

Text: and everything in between

knotted tasseled bai wedding collar

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Notes: They also decorated everything that didn’t move: room screens, chairs or thrones, all kinds of furniture were fair game for knotted tassels

Text: Everything that Didn’t

image of a tassel hanging from a wall screen

Annotation: Scanned from Lydia Chen's Chinese Knotting 3, the image is one of the imperial throne room with the gilded furniture further decorated with knotted tassels. The picture is a little grainy and low contrast, so I highlighted the knots.

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