CHINESE BOXES (3) 3 Vintage collapsible, folding basket or box made of silk covered over folding particle board. 8 sided. Each of the 8 sides has a hand crafted applied figure made of silk fabrics and paper; each one different, (said to be 8 immortals of ancient Chinese myths).
The faces are handpainted silk, with light padding underneath to make them stand out. Some of the headdresses are fabric, others are paper. The long hair appears to actually be . . . hair. Turquoise background. Beautifully detailed. Estimated 1950s. Each one measures approximately 9.5” x 7.25” and folds flat for storage. ******