The tribes of southwest China produce work totally different from the Han Chinese.This woman s ceremonial apron is comprised of very tightly executed indigo cotton batik medallions, cut and appliqued onto a silk ground.
Circa: Batik fragments 19th c.Apron composed mid 20th c.
Origin: Southwest China
Material: Silk and cotton
Condition: Some bleached stains to silk ground, cotton rondels good
Dimensions: 16" x 29"
Inventory number: TX1979