465 Bai Minority Hat with Jung Balls

#465 Bai Minority Girls Pomegranate Butterfly Hat; Classic symbolic hat from the Dali Area of Yunnan Province; Attached ru-yi (“may your wished come true”) shaped crown embroidered with flowers and attached pompoms on hand-made springs (Jung Balls…the Hero’s Courage); two side attached circles with pink peony (wealth and worldly glory); Reverse appliqued composite image of butterfly(happiness) and pomegranate on the back; seven base metal Immortal figures on front; silver foil couching on edges; pink cotton lining ; good condition; c 1960; collected by the late Peter Nelson in late 1980’s 20” circumference    


  • Price: $98

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