Witchcraft Collection

6. Beautifully embroidered Burmese or Siamese tanka on velvet base, featuring a dancing figure, possibly of a god or goddess. Heavily festooned with patterns of tiny metal rosettes, white stone beads and hemispherical glass beads, a small number missing (although not effecting overall design and aesthetic quality of the item). Colours slightly faded through age, although otherwise sound. Four small nails remain where it was hung on a wall. 40 cms square. Nineteenth century. Used as altar hanging. WAS £90 NOW £72 SOLD



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