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Bridal Sedan Chair

This bridal sedan chair dates from the late Qing dynasty to early years of the ROC. It was used during traditional Taiwanese marriage ceremonies and hence is a valuable item for research into the folk culture of the age. Both sides of the sedan are decorated with a portrait of a lady. The roof bears a lotus flower design, and each corner is adorned with painted phoenixes; the overall design is exquisite and luxurious, conveying a feeling of jubilation. Artifacts such as this are rare and important to be preserved as examples of traditional marriage ceremonial paraphernalia.

Digital archive of Traditional Taiwanese  everyday items and customs
Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology: Department of Management information resources