Skirt Li people Heinan

Skirt Li people Heinan

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Cotton ikat with silk embroidery. Natural dyes

Meifu Li women's skirts with symbols and figures depicted in ikat fall into two categories: those with a band of silk supplementary weft and those that without that alternate ikat with plain weave.  Those with the supplementary weave speak to a higher level of the weaver's skill.

Early 20th century

Lenght 123 cm, height 85 cm

Mounted