The embroidery pattern on these lotus shoes has always mystified me. There is a woman and an animal that is possibly intended to be a giraffe. I vaguely remember some bits of information. The Chinese first heard about the African giraffes from verbal and written descriptions. They were fascinated wit...
The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.
The pouch at the top of the tassel most likely contains various herbs to bring health and good fortune to the baby. The 3 main tassels are actually subdivided into 3, which represented the ...
This pair of silk sashes were were woven with a floral pattern using 2 colors of brightly contrasting threads. The long warp end threads are braided into tassels. This pair is in excelle...
The kossu textile is in excellant condition. It is sur...
there are no rips and no tears but clearly these shoes were worn numerous times.
the bag is roughly 10 x 12 inches and has a generous amount of cording for adjustable straps.
Now, it is the very lucky Yi girl who can use her great grandmother's bridal hat for her own wedding. These hats a...
Hand made using black silk fabric, and the old traditional methods, these boots are detail with embroidery on each side of the vamp with butterflies toward the...