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Picture, Needlework

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Description Hmong story cloth. Central field with embroidered figures on a grey background; narrow blue border; narrow white border; pieced border of grey and blue triangles; narrow white border; narrow blue border; board grey outer border. Lined with white muslin.

Images depict a Hmong flood story and include multiple human figures with different colored hair or head coverings, 3 holding shepherd hooks, 2 holding spears(?); two arks; rain clouds and rain; several people in water; flying black birds; and numerous animals, most in pairs.

Made by donor to depict the Hmong flood story with a brother and sister who gather animals.

Story cloth: "paaj ntaub". Her, Vincent. "Hmong Americans Three Decades in Wisconsin". Voyageur, Vol. 26, No. 1, Summer/Fall 2009.
Dimensions H-20.5 W-29 inches
Dimension notes Dimensions are approximate.
Year Range from 1995
Year range to 1995
Made Lee, Seng Vang
Material Cloth/Cotton
Object ID 2004.56.1
Object Name Picture, Needlework
Place of Origin Green Bay, WI
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