This ritual painting from the Lantien Yao community of Yunnan Southern China and represents ancestors. Text is seen in a few places but the script is an old unrecognisable one. Highly saturated colors.
MEASUREMENT : 48cm x 25 cm
Fragile with damage to edges. Fold wear.
Estimated to be from the 19th century or earlier
LITERATURE REFERENCE : "Peoples of the Golden Triangle" by Paul & Elaine Lewis.
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.