724 Bai Minority Tiger Wind Hat with Immortals

#724 Bai Minority Tiger Wind hat with Immortals; An uncommon example of a traditional Bai Tiger Hat with expressive features outlined in couched gold and silver foil; front edge is lined with 17 base metal Buddhist Immortals; details include hand made non-metal sequins and small turquoise colored beads; the applicated bat on the back represents happiness for the child; the front white silk panel is soiled with use but full of colorfully embroidered birds, flowers, and insects; the long back is quilted red silk brocade which has significant wear with time and use; cotton lining is a dramatic cotton print pattern; 20” circumference; from Dali area of Yunnan Province; c 1940  


  • Price: $ 210

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