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Miao Silk Embroidered Panels

Miao Silk Embroidered Panels

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1285368

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Collection of Miao vintage and antique (most likely) sleeve panels from Guizhou. These date from about 40 to 80 years old; please bear in mind, the ability to do this kind of work has pretty much died out as the economic development in Chinese has caused most young women in the villages to move to the city for better employment opportunities. Textiles still play an important part in Miao life but much of what is produced today is done by machine rather than hand. These were purchased in Beijing in the 1990s from Miao vendors. Scale is noted in enlargements and this the wholesale price, free shipping Hong Registered Airmail included with purchase price.