Navy denim waistcoat trimmed in black leather, silk Miao embroidery

Navy denim waistcoat trimmed in black leather, silk Miao embroidery

€290.00Price
Navy denim waistcoat (100% cotton) and unique hand-made silk Miao minority embroidery (Guizhou, China), trimmed with black lambskin. Proudly made in China. Its history: The "100 bird costume", hand-woven with silk thread by Miao women in Guizhou and originally worn for special occasions in honor of ancestors, is now a festive dress. Symbols of the mystical Miao culture, such as flowers, fish, butterflies and other colorful wonderful creatures are sewn onto the jacket and skirt made of wild silk felt, hemmed with batik and decorated with white bird feathers on the back. lower edge. The “100 Birds Costume”, (“bai niao yi” in Chinese) is one of the best-known Chinese ethnic minority crafts and has been part of China's intangible cultural heritage since 2006. For more images: https: //www.chinoises.fr/post/the-100-bird-costume-s-embroideries-twisted-into-chinoises-belts