Antique
Miao fan in silver
This fan is a part of a Miao hat and comes from the South China province of Guizhou. There are three main kinds of hats in Miao history.'Chong An Jiang' style is the most complicated one and the one with a fan on the top. It was used by a lady of the Miao minority from the time of the Ming Dynasty until today. Miao people believe silver can drive off evil things, and they like to use silver as a decoration to show cleaness and purity. In Miao culture, the bigger and heavier the hat, the more beautiful the lady.

Data sheet

Reference
BEJ-08199
Dimensions
H. 26 x D. 0 x W. 32 (cm)
Material
iron
Origin
China - Beijing
Age
circa 1930
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Price
€190.00
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