171 Antique Hilltribe Shaman Shoulder Cloth - Textile Art

This ritual textile is draped around the shoulders by the priest during rituals.

Contains a Inscription / protective blessing

The embroidery seen on the ends is very finely done with unique motifs.

Edge embroidery done to protect the selvedge

Amazing hand spun cotton

Frail condition with several repairs

68inches x 10.2 inches (not including the fringe)

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1800s

 This superb example of hilltribe textile art deserves to be in a museum for all to enjoy!


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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.

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