3-Panel Mourning Cape or Headcloth 12016
Paiwan People, Taiwan
Ramie, wool
19th/early 20th Century
35 x 19 in/89 x 48 cm

Such cloths as these were woven to be used in funerary ceremonies. There is a spiritual quality to the open field which shares an aesthetic kinship with the celebrated beauty of the Aymara weavings of Bolivia.

Price on request

 

Thomas Murray
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Thomas Murray :: Cape, Taiwan
Thomas Murray :: Cape, Taiwan
Thomas Murray :: Cape, Taiwan
Thomas Murray :: Cape, Taiwan