This item from Larie Allen Antiques is now in the Shop Backroom.
More from Larie Allen Antiques
Chinese embroidered child's hat. Women in many regions of China embroidered these hats for their children (primarily boys) to protect against evil spirits. They believed the embroidered decoration was effective in warding off evil when placed strategically, if the motifs held mystical power, or if shining objects were used. These shining objects might cause the evil spirits to blink, to be confused, or to be charmed ( Sheila Paine: Embroidered Textiles:1990 p.132-133). This one is a cap style and probably had a pom pom on top at one time. It is quilted all over. I believe it dates to pre-1930.
Please email with any and all questions.
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
Chinese embroidered child's hat
$85 USD SOLD
English, French, American Fine Art , Antiques and Collectibles
Ask about my LAYAWAY Plan Flexible Terms Don't miss out on an item you LOVE!