bronze loom woven silk ribbon and silk on cotton hand embroidery from huang ping county, china. these ribbon embroidery depict miao butterfly motifs in different styles along with human figural motifs.
details: coordinating grey linen of reverse goose feather and down insert 75/25 concealed zipper sold individually
the butterfly is prominent motif of the miao. It highlights the narrative of the butterfly-mother who created the miao as well as other companion creatures to help the miao learn to live in harmony with one another. human figural motifs show the miao working together hand in hand.