518 Antique Bai Minority Lotus Crown Hat

#518 Antique Bai Minority Lotus Crown Hat; Heavily worn girls’ hat created with a bottom band of worn blue silk and silk ribbon; a middle section of a great needle-woven pink and green silk lotus on front and a ru-yi (as you like it) shape with peaches, Buddha hands, pomegranate with gold wrapped details on back; and top crown silk embroidered with phoenixes and lotus on both sides; hat and silk tassels in rough condition; 1915-1925; collected by the late Peter Nelson in Dali area of Yunnan; 19” circumference                      


  • Price: $60

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