Small Dong Bag
Guizhou, China

Embroidery and appliqué on velvet, cotton and calendared cotton.  10½"x 12½." This bag has silk satin stitch, couched horsetail cording, appliquéd silver foil, small round mirrors with brass bezels, a hand-woven, warp-patterned strap, and the finest cross-stitch border I have ever seen. The motifs include flowers and a  shou character signifying longevity. The bag has two interior pouches and a plain black calendared cotton back. This bag is thought to be over 40 years old. It is in excellent condition.   $125

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MARLA MALLETT

Chinese Minority -  2
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