Superb Large Antique Yao Ceremonial Paintings
35 x 62 inches (just over 5 feet tall)
From the Yao minority community of Vietnam Southern China
South China or Laos,
Late 1800s - Early 1900s
The pallette of colors found in this unusually large pair is unusual and rare. Also rare is the detail seen in each of the figures including their amazing costumes!
The artistic appeal of these is as great as the cultural history embedded within!
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.