Hand stitched embroideries from various bits of south east Asia
A sweet little drawstring bag with lining made from a piece of recycled embroidered traditional skirt from northern Vietnam.
Size 14 x 10 cms.
A very handy lined embroidered bag which can be worn round the neck to carry a passport or phone and specs. It has one zip at the top.
Size: approx 15 x 13 cms.
These bags are made of hand woven hemp and decorated with a piece of stunning hand worked embroidery originally made by a Miao woman. The stumpwork embroidery is worked in raised knots. The bag is finished with a top zip and a shoulder cord with pompoms. Size: approx 20 x 16 cms. Choose green, brown or purple in the comments section when you order
Wonderful finely embroidered and appliqued straps used by H'mong hilltribe women on their fabulous embroidered costumes.
All feature geometric appliqued designs, and all are different. The photograph shows a sample
size approx 50 x 8 cms.
Lovely embroidered hat for a Yao baby with a big red pop pom in the centre and hand embroidery.
From northern Thailand
A beautiful hand stitched panel - part of a tradional woman's apron from the H'mong hilltribe of the Golden Triangle area.
Predominantly red and blue with cross stitched patterns and hand stitched applique.
Size: 68 x 12.5 cms.
An indigo dyed square with hand stitiching made by Yao women as a tradional head covering. Beautiful tassels and braid.
An indigo dyed strip with both ends heavily embroidered. Made by Tai Dam women in Vietnam and worn as a head cover.
Size: 175 x 32 cms (embroideries 32 x 27)
Size: 175 x 36 cms (embroideries 36 x 32)
A traditional Akha woman's bag with beautiful hand embroidery and bead work, metalwork, shells and coins. Bought in Sichuanbanna, south western China.
Size: 32 x 27 cms.
A beautiful hand embroidered hat for a baby made by a Bai woman from Yunnan Province in south western China.
The hat has a fish shaped tail (a symbol of luckiness) and is embellished with 15 green (jadeite?) symbols including 9 buddhas, a little basket carved from a nut and two little pockets containing animals claws - or teeth? Plenty of protection for a precious baby.
A traditional collar piece from the back of a woman's jacket with little sun motifs - very characteristic of the White H'mong people who live in the Golden triangle area.
Fine hand embroidery
size: 11 x 10 cms
All feature spiral designs, and all are different. The photograph shows a sample
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