700 Protective Silk and Cotton Child's Tiger hat

$ 90.00

Chinese Child’s Yellow Protective Tiger Hat. Traditional hat worn by boys to scare away evil spirits and to imbue them with the fierceness and courage of a tiger; Black silk face and silk trim with yellow cotton back and legs; indigo cotton lining; facial features are good but ears of black silk brocade and purple cotton are in rough shape; otherwise, fair condition; c 1920; northern China; Han Chinese; 20”circumference

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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.