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Malipo blanket

Blanket. Hemp. Miao people Malipo area. Sothwest China. First half 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 130 x 168 (51 x 66 inches). Price upon request.
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Tenshifa fragment

Embroidered panel. Silk embroidery on linen natural dyes. Algeria. 18th. century or earlier. Dimension 99 x 35 (39 x 14 inches). Good condition with some embroidery losses. Most probably a fragment from a women ‘ s head covering “Tenshifa”. Tanshifa/scarves, were traditionally worn by Algerian women as head coverings on ceremonial occasions.SOLD.
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Mongo shield

War shield. Wood carved in low relief and painted. Mongo people. D.R. of Congo. Early 20th. century. Collected before 1920. Very good condition. Cm. 40 x 143 (16 x 56 inches). Ex General Augusto Cermielli collection. Price upon request.
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Shaman’s painting

Shaman' s painting. Pigments on rice paper. Yao people. Guanxi or Hunnan area. China. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 48 x 130 (1'7" x 4'3"). This painting was part of a Taoist pantheon pictures set displayed during the most important rituals. Each painting portrayed a god and had its proper position and a…
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