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Yao Womanâs Head Scarf

Yao Woman’s Head Scarf

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1321691

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Fine old Yao embroidery with Chinese characters, from the Kin Mun Lantien subgroup Yunnan/Vietnam. This piece is in excellent condition with no damage and is circa early 20th century. It is made from all handspun cotton with an intense indigo dye. These are documented in the Jess Pourret book “The Yao”. Embroidered patch W: 14cm/5.5in and L: 20cm/7.9- with fringe 139cm/54in.