1744 Vintage White Trouser Yao Tribal Embroidery Textile Art
Vintage White Trouser Yao Tribal Embroidery Textile Art - Trouser Cuffs
Pair of superfine rare hand-embroidered panels from a Yao group known as the White-trouser Yao in Vietnam
The White Trouser Yao live in Nandan County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. They are known for their unique clothing and adornments. The most unique feature of men's garments is their "white trousers". They are pure white, knee-length knickers, adorned with blue cloth at the end of the trousers.
Ties present at the ends of the cuffs
Hand spun yarn, hand-woven and hand-embroidered
Exquisite neat work on white Cotton base - with 2 broad bands of geometric motifs and a row of birds all going somewhere in a single file
Note the little red accents
Note also the swastika motif at the end that is often seen in the East and has no connection to the symbolism in the West.
Estimated to be from the early 1970s.
Each is over 115 x 14 cm
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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