730 Big-Nosed Black Silk Chinese Lion Hat with Peonies

$ 240.00

Big-Nosed Black Silk Chinese Lion Child’s Hat with Peonies. Well-made and likely well-loved hat to protect a child topped with intact silk embroidered peonies for wealth and worldly glory. The facial features of the lion (or possibly another creature) are worn…the whiskers have been trimmed. There are silk embroidered flowers in the pink ears; back has silk fringe and the blue ribbon is attached to the back with the wanzi whirling symbol; good cotton lining; c 1900; Han Chinese; northern China; 22” 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.