Embroidery, Headdress (2) - Silk - Miao kapje en beursje - China - First half 20th century

Description
Embroidery, Headdress (2) - Silk - Miao kapje en beursje - China - First half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 33×16×2 cm

Headdress of a Miao woman (or man?). Silk and velvet, embroidered with silver thread. Decorated with seven Miao silver ornaments. (Miao silver is a silver, copper and nickel alloy with a silver fineness of 40%). Cotton lining.

The Miao, also called Hmong, are a mountain tribe living in Southeast Asia (Western China, Laos and Vietnam ).

A bag with Chinese characters is included. Silk embroidery.

Both pieces are in good condition. The blue lint attached to the cap has faded.

Lot details
Total nr of items
2
Object
Embroidery, Headdress
Technique
Embroidered
Material
Silk
Period
First half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Title of artwork
Miao kapje en beursje
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
33×16×2 cm
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