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1745 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

Embroidered at both ends.

Edge embroidery done to protect the selvedge

Amazing hand spun cotton

Frail condition with several repairs

Tassels appear to have been replaced but the current ones are also old.

Estimated to be from the late 1800s - early 1900s

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

 19 x 214 cm excluding the tassels


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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