774 Yao/Dao Minority Celestial Crown

$ 135.00

#774 Yao Minority Celestial Crown;  Elaborately coiled headdress worn by women of the minority group of Lantian Sha Yao also know as Kim Mun and referred to as Dao in SE East Asia; It was made about 1980 using synthetic twisted rope instead of human hair as incorporated in earlier times; the forged and etched metal sections are of aluminum; collected in Phong Tho, Vietnam or Jingping Co, Yunnan Province, China; 24” circumference; 7” tall; p 164 The Yao;          

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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.