Hmong Embroidery

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Paperback, 146 Pages, 8.5x11
Spiral binding
by Hmong Cultural Center and Hmong Archives

Hmong Embroidery, a commemorative program book for the 2013-14 Hmong Embroidery Community Exhibit, a partnership of the Hmong Cultural Center and the Hmong Archives, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Saint Paul Cultural Star program, UCARE and the Travelers Arts and Diversity Committee.

The unique 146 page book includes beautiful color photos of 121 Hmong embroidery artworks including in the community exhibit along with narrative descriptions of each artwork including information about the artist, style of Hmong embroidery, techniques used and the cultural significance and meaning of the artwork. Featured Hmong embroidered artworks come from Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany and the United States.

The book also includes a visual guide to Hmong Embroidery Motifs and Symbols and a Glossary of Hmong Embroidery-related terms.