Lot 258
[Resist America & Aid Korea, Defend Our Homes] 3 items

Estimate: $500 - $600

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[Folk handicrafts] [Resist America and Aid Korea, Defend Our Homes and Protect the Motherland?Three Handsewn Folk Handicrafts]
 Offered for sale by 'A.Adebayo, bookseller' - for more information please contact Andrew via email at adebayobookco@gmail.com[Korean War]. [Maoist grassroots].

Resist America and Aid Korea, Defend Our Homes and Protect the Motherland—Three Handsewn Folk Handicrafts. [South China: ca. 1951-1952]. Three attractive examples of textile handicraft propaganda supporting Chinese intervention in the Korean War (the War to Resist United States Aggression and Aid Korea).

[Crocheted lace drawstring pouch, needlework lettering]. Hand-embroidered tan cotton crochet bag with lettering in decorative lace, hand-stitched red cotton lining, drawstring. Measuring approx. 6.3 by 9.4 inches. Reads (translated): “Defend Our Homes and Protect the Motherland.” Minor soil spots, slight wear.

[Stamped purse made from Chinese People’s Volunteer Army matériel]. Olive drab cloth bag with pile insulation interior and red stamped lettering. Made from winter-issue CPVA matériel. Measuring approx. 3.1 by 3.2 inches. Reads: (translated) “Resist America and Aid Korea.” Slight wear.

[Hand-stitched wall-hanging, seven pockets, lettering, floral hand-embroidery]. Blue woven cotton, backed with white linen, with seven hand-stitched pockets and decorative hand-embroidered floral motif in multi-color silk. Bold lettering at top. Measuring approx. 16 by 17 inches. Reads (translated): “Resist America and Aid Korea.” Lightly soiled, wear and stains at base of pockets.

Exceedingly scarce.