168 Antique Hilltribe Tribal Textile Head / Shoulder Cloth

Worn by women on the head in a turban-like tie, the ends of this rare head cloth have been woven to create a 3-dimensional effect. Ends of the supplementary wefts have been left uncut for added effect and hang alongside the long fringe.

22cm x 82 cm (plus 34 cm fringe)

Some discoloration. No repairs. No damage noted.

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s

LITERATURE REFERENCE : Similar examples in the excellent textile & cultures book titled "Peoples of the Golden Triangle' by Paul & Elaine Lewis.

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