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Li Woman’s skirt

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1960: item # 1082916

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Li Woman’s skirt

Fine and rare four paneled skirt, from the Meifu subgroup of the Li people Hainan Island, circa mid 20th century. These kinds of textiles are unique among Chinese minority weavings as they combine supplementary weft brocade and tie dye ikat techniques. The colored threads in the brocaded panel are a combination of silk, cotton, and polyester while the rest of the skirt is hand spun cotton and indigo in an abstract and zoomorphic design. There is one negligible small hole. W: 111cm/ 43in and H: 91cm/36in.

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