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Dai Wedding Blanket

Dai Wedding Blanket


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1100456

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
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$800.USD

Rare antique two paneled bed cover from the Daizu ethnic minority of Southern Yunnan, China. An unusual piece with very fine silk embroidery and woven with what may be hemp/ramie handspun threads, as it has a slightly rougher feel than standard cotton thread. I would date this early 20th century with mostly natural dyes. There are small holes and tears throughout the piece as to be expected from an old textile from a tropical climate. L: 120cm/47in and W: 69cm/27in.

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