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309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments

309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments

Decorated Breast Cloth worn by girls of the Akha tribe in Northern Thailand.

The tin pieces have been attached by hand.

The entire garment has been hand stitched.

It is fastened onto the body with the string ties on the side.

Estimated to be from the 1960s

SIZE: 37cm when folded over, breadth 22cm


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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Information

a. Origin Akha Thailand
b. Estimated Age 50 - 60 years old
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) Embellishment
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 37cm when folded over, breadth 22cm
e. Condition Report Good
f. Damage & Shortcomings Negligible signs of use
g. Item Location (Country) Singapore
Seller Name Jaina Mishra
Seller's Email ID jaina@wovensouls.com
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments
309 Vintage Indigo Akha Breast Cloth with Tin Embellishments