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!