Golden Charger Plate Used At Hollywood East Cafe

Object Details

Date
Between 2000 and 2010
Medium
metal
Dimensions
8 1/8 × 7/16 in. (20.7 × 1.1 cm)
Cite As
Gift of Janet Yu & Family
Caption
This charger plate was part of a formal banquet table setting used at Hollywood East Café, a popular Chinese restaurant located in Wheaton, MD. Popular banquet dishes served at the Café included steamed whole fish with ginger and scallion and roast duck. The festive gatherings brought together members of the the Chinese American community in the Washington, DC area, who formed personal, social, and business connections, a practice in Chinese known as guanxi.
Accession Number
2021.3.22
Type
charger plate
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl83a77bff6-ee09-45b3-9bc1-25dfb43b654b
Record ID
acm_2021.3.22
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