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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1980 item #1123343 (stock #2343)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Fine and rare Naga basket with ceremonial tail; these were used for carrying sharpened “panji” sticks, which were stuck in the ground to impede an enemy’s progress. Perfect condition made from all naturally produced handmade materials. The basket is woven from bamboo strips, the fringe of the tail is made of hair from a horse’s mane, and the carrying belt is composed of a plant fiber rope and possibly pandanus/palm fiber...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1970 item #1060153 (stock #2283)
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$80.00
Primitive carving of a woman, from Southern India- possibly Orissa- probably a Hindu or fertility goddess. Not much else I can say about this piece except I bought it on its artistic merit. About 40 or 50 years old, some damage on the left side of head, H: 17.5cm/6.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1950 item #834890 (stock #1960)
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$250.00
Luscious all hand spun and woven with gold threads, panel from a vintage Varanasi, Indian wedding sari, circa 60 to 70 years old. I would describe the colors as pigeon blood ruby red with subtle gentian floral scrolls intermingled with the gold thread medallions, which I might add is made of genuine low karat gold metal. This is double backed on cotton and silk with a “raw” silk border and polyester end trims...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1960 item #754500 (stock #1816)
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$1500.00
Absolutely fabulous ( I would only say this if I don’t care if it sells and am happy to keep it for my own collection ) old and rare Angami Naga, three paneled shawl with anthropomorphic cowry shell design, woven by the Meitei of the Manipur State of India and used as a trade/tribute cloth to the Nagas. The exact reason of why these blankets are given to the Naga is a bit obscure...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1960 item #617051 (stock #1458)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
Good Angami Naga men’s blanket (body wrap) from India with unusual brown natural color. It is stitched together in 4 panels. The red and black side bands are woven with a silk warp which is quite rare for one of these pieces. Authentic old Naga tribal textile circa 40 to 60 years old, with a few very small holes. The bottom is finished with silk tassels and green embroidery. L: 170cm/67in and W: 103cm/40.5in.