Karen hill tribe girl porcelain doll
Our hand-painted 11in karen hill tribe girl porcelain doll is made of fine bisque porcelain. Her clothing is hand-made and accurately reflects the traditional dress and jewelry of the karen hill tribe. This beautiful young woman will add an ethnic presence to your doll display. If you are a collector of ethnic dolls, our hill tribe dolls are a must have. She stands 11in (28cm) tall. Comes with doll stand ready for display. Our porcelain dolls are made near bantawi just south of chiang mai, thailand where they specialize in traditional hill tribes and thai style porcelain dolls. The authentic costumes of the hill tribe dolls depict the dress and the jewelry of each hill tribe which is uniquely different and reflects their own cultural diversity. The majority of the karen people live in burma, and yet they also form by far the largest of the six major tribes of northern thailand. There are as many as 297,000 karen living in thailand. They can be found living both in the mountains and on the plains. The mountain-dwelling karen practice seidden agriculture, and the plains-dwellers, for the most part, cultivate irrigated paddy fields. Karen women are noted for their ikat (tie-dye) weaving using cotton thread and natural dyes, which is done on a back-strap loom. Each of the many sections of this large ethnic group has its own style of dress, therefore there is a rich variety in the types of fabrics produced. Some of them embroider, using jobs tears for embellishment.Size: 11in 300gms.