there are no rips and no tears but clearly these shoes were worn numerous times.
The container sits stably on it base but can also be hung on the wall as an interesting sculpture artifact.
Approximately 9 inches high, 7.5 inches across and 4 inches deep.
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...
It is a charming example of a Chinese woman's needlework and is in excellent condition. Each side opens separately and me...
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...
Now, it is the very lucky Yi girl who can use her great grandmother's bridal hat for her own wedding. These hats a...
The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.
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...
This Many Westerners have been told that the Miao et...
Collars range from 5.5 to 6 inches across and 3inches to 3.5 inches long.