517 Vintage Dong Minority Girls Hat Dragons withTreasure

#517 pn Vintage Dong Minority Girls Hat with classic embroidery. Basic black silk wind hat is padded and lined with handwoven indigo cotton; lovingly decorated with attached applique crown and two back pieces all with images two dragons guarding a treasure; top piece is trimmed with silver foil and has abstract butterflies and birds for happiness; The stitching is very intricate gimped silk embroidery and braids attached in an accordion fashion to create the bodies of the dragons; some hand-made copper sequins; needle-weaving edging on the bottom; four attached silk tassels in bad repair; green silk ribbon down the back is very stained; in a dark condition from soiling; embroidery is intact. LiPing County, Guizhou Province; c 1940-1950; 22”circumference;     $140


  • Price: $140

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