EXQUISITE superfine embroidery on Miao China Minority Apron
Base and backing are both indigo dyed cotton
Probably from the 1940s
The fading does not take away from the extraordinary and impressive hand work that has gone into creating this work of textile art.
51cm x 66cm
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.