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Afghan Embroidered Pouches

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1950   item# 1324438 (stock# 3141)

Afghan Embroidered Pouches
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$125.USD 

Nice antique bags from Afghanistan with exquisite silk embroidery. Bought these in Peshawar in the mid 90s. There is red satin on the larger bag is new and can be removed the smaller bag has a stain but may wash out (never tried so no guarantees). Small bag 10.7cm/4.2in x 10.cm/4.2in, larger bag is 14cm/5,5in x 16cm/6.3in.


Kachin Skirt

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1323598 (stock# 3138)

Kachin Skirt
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$150.USD 

Very rare woman’s skirt (pukhang) from the Kachin/Jingpo ethnic group, Northeast Burma. This style is very uncommon compared to the red wool types most commonly seen on the “ethnographic textile” market. This is a single panel with supplementary weft trim on the ends made of dog hair. Aside from tiny amounts of commercially dyed thread used on the borders as highlights this piece is made of all hand spun treads and natural dyes. It is quite a durable weave with denim like feel. The ...click for details


Maonan Wedding Blanket

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1321518 (stock# 3119)

Maonan Wedding Blanket
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$350.USD 

Fine old silk brocade supplementary weft embroidered on cotton backing from the Maonan ethnic group, circa early 20th CE with phoenix and floral pattern. L: 109cm/42in and W: 68cm/26in (with cotton border L: 128cm/50in and W: 83cm/32in). A couple of worn “threadbare” patches but overall excellent condition and color given its age.


Savu Ikat Sarongs

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1970   item# 1318718 (stock# 3038)

Savu Ikat Sarongs
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$520.USD 

Wholesale: Collection 5 old Savu, Nusa Tenggara Indonesia ikat sarongs, all natural dyes some with hand spun cotton. Collected in the 1970s and 1980s so 40 years old or more. All in excellent condition average dimensions 1 meter x 1.5 meter.


Bouyi Wedding Blanket

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1317970 (stock# 3176)

Bouyi Wedding Blanket
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$800.USD 

Fine old Bouyi, a.k.a. Bouyei and Buyi, supplementary warp embroidered, three paneled wedding blanket circa 50 to 80 years old. Excellent condition. Hand spun silk floss embroidered classic Bouyi diamond pattern on extremely finely (the indigo threads are cotton though) and hand spun cotton thread warp and weft field. Please note the animal borders (probably dogs). From Guizhou or Guangxi Zhuang, China. W: 108cm/42in and L: 143cm/56in.


Chin Loincloth

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1950   item# 1311381 (stock# 3136)

Chin Loincloth
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$350.USD 

Rare men’s loin cloth from the Northern Chin, Haka group Burma. Mantle of Merit: Barbara Fraser has a good write up on these, and has a couple of pieces dating to late 19th to early 20th century, she also writes these were rarely used after 1950 so I can date this piece to be pre 1950. The two end panels are different colors of which the lighter blue colored is original while the darker piece is looks to be slightly newer. Made from hand spun cotton with silk patterns. A few small ho ...click for details


Antique Chinese Embroideries

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1306661 (stock# 3116)

Antique Chinese Embroideries
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$150.USD 

Nice collection of six old silk embroidered pictorial panels. These would date from late Qing to Republic Period 1890-1930, and were probably originally sold by the Friendship Store or Yue Hwa China Products Store about 30 years ago. The borders are machine made vintage but the embroidery is all hand done. There is a small tear on one noted in enlargement 6#, (actually very difficult to see and if lying flat almost invisible). Please examine enlargements for scale and condition, ...click for details


Qing Dynasty Embroidered Purse

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1284410 (stock# 2996)

Qing Dynasty Embroidered Purse
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$160.USD 

Exquisitely embroidered small Chinese purse with auspicious symbols- butterfly, bats, coins,”Shou” character and peaches. This has three pockets and is in perfect condition. L: 14.5cm/5.5in and W: 9cm/3.4in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.


Antique Chinese Embroidered Purse

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1284407 (stock# 2995)

Antique Chinese Embroidered Purse
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$160.USD 

Exquisitely embroidered small Chinese purse circa early 20th century with flowers and a butterfly. The small purse with the string is purely decorative- there are two pockets under the flap and one wallet type pocket in the back. Aside from one stain this is in perfect condition. Dimensions when folded 9cm/3.5in x 9cm/3.5in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Air Mail include.


Qing Dynasty Embroidered Purse

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1284405 (stock# 2994)

Qing Dynasty Embroidered Purse
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~Sold to the U.K., cheers!~ $160.USD 

Very fine silk embroidered purse depicting Liu Hai and the Four Arts symbols (Weiqi, Guqin, Calligraphy and Painting), skills in which “gentlemen” were expected to excel at, so most likely this would have been worn by a man. In perfect condition, this would make an ideal smart phone holder or “Walter Mitty wallet”. This has three pockets and free Hong Kong Registered Airmail shipping is included in purchase price. L: 18cm/7in and W: 12.5cm/5in.


Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1284223 (stock# 2992)

Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel
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$170.USD 

Very rare complete jacket back panel from the remote Miao Jiupang group from Jiahe County, Guizhou province (see last enlargement). This style of decoration is unique to this group and very difficult to make, as every tiny bit of tin has to be individually cut and crimped. Recently acquired from a private Hong Kong collector, these are the first examples I have send of these I have seen in the past 10 years. Excellent condition This is semi antique circa 50 to 60 years old L: 39cm/15.5i ...click for details


Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1284219 (stock# 2991)

Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel
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$170.USD 

Very rare complete jacket back panel from the remote Miao Jiupang group from Jiahe County, Guizhou province (see last enlargement), with purple embroidered pattern between the spaces in the tin decoration. This style of decoration is unique to this group and very difficult to make, as every tiny bit of tin has to be individually cut and crimped. Recently acquired from a private Hong Kong collector, these are the first examples I have send of these I have seen in the past 10 years. ...click for details


Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1284217 (stock# 2990)

Jiupang Miao Tin Embroidered Panel
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$170.USD 

Very rare complete jacket back panel from the remote Miao Jiupang group from Jiahe County, Guizhou province (see last enlargement), with purple embroidered pattern between the spaces in the tin decoration. This style of decoration is unique to this group and very difficult to make, as every tiny bit of tin has to be individually cut and crimped. Recently acquired from a private Hong Kong collector, these are the first examples I have send of these I have seen in the past 10 years. ...click for details


Bhutanese Kira

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1960   item# 1283691 (stock# 2987)

Bhutanese Kira
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~Sold to Japan, domo arigato!~ $750.USD 

Lovely old traditional Bhutanese woman’s dress, approximately 70/80 years old. This has a very refined weave with all the narrow stripes being made of silk and the wider bands of having a cotton warp and inner “sechu” silk embellished pattern which gives it a three dimensional feel. The colors are very soft and pastel and most likely natural. The bottom where it would have been dragged along the ground while being worn has minor fraying, there are also a few pinholes here and there b ...click for details


Lanna Thai Spinning Wheel

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Tools: Pre 1920   item# 1270057 (stock# 2874)

Lanna Thai Spinning Wheel
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$220.USD 

Antique portable spinning wheel from Chiang Mai area Northern Thailand. Nice functional old piece with classic Thai carved motifs on the support arms and spokes. This is from a village so it has been repaired as needed over the years using various bits. The handle is missing and the there is some damage to the carving in enlargement 4. This will pack flat (relatively) and is early 20th century. W: 67cm/26.3 and H: 47cm/18.5in

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