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Tibetan Women's Headdress

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Pre 1980   item# 863528 (stock# gan002)

Tibetan Women's Headdress
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


850.00 

This is a woman's headdress we purchased in Xia He, Gansu Province in China. The headdress is made from wool with sections of corduroy, silver, Tibetan coins,bits of coral and amber beads. The coral in the center of the silver work is a traditionally dyed coral. The amber may be synthetic. These are worn on special occasions, coming from the back of the head down over the back. Still used today, these pieces are really more used than antique and this piece dates probably back 30 - 50 years. ...click for details


Maonan Two Panel Wedding Blanket

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Pre 1990   item# 861985 (stock# tex004)

Maonan Two Panel Wedding Blanket
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


400.00 

This is a two panel wedding blanket from the Maonan of Guangxi Province, China. It has a flax/cotton base, silk embroidery and an indigo cotton border. Not alot of age, but very beautiful. It depicts pheonix, birds and floral patterns. Measrues 42 x 54 inches (107 x 137cm) with the borders, 28 x 41 inches (71 x 104cm)without.


Zhuang Two Panel Wedding Blanket

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Pre 1970   item# 861702 (stock# zhua111)

Zhuang Two Panel Wedding Blanket
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


400.00 

This is a colorful Zhuang two panel wedding blanket from Guangxi China. Made with a flax and cotton base and silk embroidery. It also has an indigo died cotton border of a different age than the panels. This piece estimated to be 30 - 40 years old. Some missing embroidery, fading and other flaws typical with age. Measures 42 x 55 inches with border (107 x140cm) Two panels without the border measure 28 x 41 3/4 inches (71 x 106cm)


Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Wearable Art: Pre 1960   item# 833092 (stock# gan111)

Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


550.00 

This is a woman's headdress we purchased in Xia He, Gansu Province in China. Southwest Gansu is a Tibetan area that used to be part of the Amdo region. The headdress is made from wool with sections of corduroy, silver and Tibetan coins. The coral in the center of the silver work is a traditionally dyed coral. These are worn on special occasions, coming from the back of the head down over the back. Still used today, these pieces are really more used than antique and this piece dates probably b ...click for details


Tibetan finial

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Folk Art: Pre 2000   item# 689832 (stock# tib010)

Tibetan finial
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


1800.00 

Gilt copper repousse temple finial. Purchased from the Tibetan area of Yunnan China. 55 inches tall. Made in 1999.


Ethnic Chinese, Guangxi province, Yi Man's Robe

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 666051 (stock# Tex 001)

Ethnic Chinese, Guangxi province, Yi Man's Robe
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


2500.00 

This is an unusual man's robe from Guangxi China. It is made with indigo died cotton overlayed with a triangular silk pattern. A pattern made with resist on the sleeves. These were made and used by the Luo people; a small subgroup of the Yi people in Guizhou and Guangxi province. Approximately 100 years old. Some repairs and replacements typical with age.

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