A Yao Shaman's sash with inscription in very dense embroidery.
The text is not legible but has ceremonial significance
Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s, Vietnam
Rare textile probably from the Kim Mun Lantien people of North Vietnam / Laos
14cm x 200cm
Signs of light usage present in terms of minor losses.
Yet, fortunately, the art & cultural stories embedded within remain intact! ***
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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