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Chinese Yi Ethnic Minority embroidered bag

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1920: Item # 1074536

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This purse would have had a shoulder strap attached and would have been used by an adult female of the Chinese Yi ethnic minority group. All hand stitched with cross stitching embroidery and other techniques, hand made cording (string) knotted across the bottom. The bag is lined with home spun had woven fabric made from "fireweed" plant. Back is unadorned.

piece is 12.5 inches across. light soiling from use.