Bl 263 Lively Applique Dowry Quilt Cover Crabs to Phoenixes

$ 500.00

60” x 45” with frame

Lively dowry quilt cover with fanciful creatures in 24 8.5”squares of black cotton appliquéd birds, crabs, fish, and flowers using commercial cotton and satin in bright colors; white cotton borders on each square; all hand-stitched except for attaching white border strips; backed and framed with hand-woven cotton; great condition; created by Zhuang or Bouyei or possibly Miao people probably in Nandan County of northern Guangxi Province or possibly across the border in Luodian or Wangmo Counties of Guizhou, China;  1930’s – 1940’s

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About Textile Treasures

Textile Treasures specializes in traditional hand-made vintage Chinese Children’s Hats as well as Chinese Minority textiles and jewelry.

In addition to vintage pieces, we are committed to providing a market for those skilled crafts people who are able to continue their traditional handicrafts in their rapidly changing world.