Embroidery Headband - Gao Lao- Indigo Pillow
Vintage Mid - 20th C. This is a set of pillows made from Dong, Chinese Ethnic Minority Group, embroidery headbands. The Miao have no written language and their songs carry their ancestral narratives passing down their history. These songs are Gao Lao, (majestic or ancient songs).
These beautifully executed embroideries have been composed with an equally beautiful handwoven vintage indigo-dyed hemp from Romania.
- 19” x 19”
- Same indigo hemp on reverse
- Feather and down insert
- knife edge finish
- Concealed zipper
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