Classic baby romper with open bottom from South China. Probably from the Miao or the Yi. The fish on the feet should give the baby a lot of money. Traditionally, Chinese children’s clothing is always full of animal symbols. Tigers, dragons, fish or pigs, should not only protect the children, but also guarantee them a great future, with good luck, health, intelligence and wealth. If the romper is worn as often as possible it brings even more luck.
III quarter of the 20th century
Cotton/ cord, hand embroidered
Lenght: 58 cm
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