561 Double Tiger Embroidered Opera Characters Hat

#561 Double Tiger Embroidered Characters Hat; Unusually elaborate silk embroidery on all sections of the bottom black silk tiger including the long back which also has a tiger cat and a lion playing with a ball (coin); scenes/characters from oldtraditional Chinese opera; top tiger is of beige silk brocade with twisted black silk outlines and a colorful tongue; brocade lining; much of the embroidery is dingy but still beautiful; c 1890-1920; Shanxi Province

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  • Price: $340

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