520 Old Dong Minority Embroidered Boy's Hat

#520 Antique Dong Minority Boy’s Hat; Well-used round cap with small ear flaps; intricate classic Dong embroidery with silk gimped (wrapped) thread outlines with tight infilling of “knots with a tail” ; 8 applique pieces on the crown; bottom designs are two dragons surrounding a large flower; topped with traditional red knot; lined with soiled handwoven natural cotton; c 1930-1940s; collected by Peter Nelson in early 1990s; from Liping County, Guizhou Province; 20” circumference            

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  • Price: $100

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