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Object #2005-62/9
Object nameBlanket
Culture of OriginBlue Hmong, Vietnam
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Indigo, Blue, Cloth, Red, Black, White, Blue, Ribbon, Thread, Pink, Orange, White, Batik
TechniquesBatik, Embroidered, Appliqued, Sewn
Exhibit LabelThis blanket has been made from recycled Hmong skirt pieces for the tourist trade. The beautiful circular skirts with the inserts are unique to the Hmong that are north of Chang Mai in Thailand. It is likely that this was sewn together in Thailand, but made its way to the tourist markets in Vietnam.
DimensionsW: 60 in, L: 86 in
SourceLa Tienda - The Folk Art Gallery

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