This baby-carrying cloth, known in Laos as par jeea look is over 50 years old. Apart from some minor fraying at the edges and general fading and discoloration, it is in good condition. These old Hmong textiles are full of character and make rich wall adornments. The Hmong are a colorful hill tribe people found living throughout Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Burma. Hmong mothers devote their finest skills to making these cloths for their babies.
These vintage textiles from the Hmong add an exotic presence to Asian inspired decor.
Length: 65cm, 25.6 in
Width: 47cm, 18.5 in
Tribal Group: Blue Hmong
Provenance: Antique Dealer, Vientiane
Period: Mid 20th century