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Paj Ntaub in Frame 18

Paj Ntaub in Frame
8x8, paj ntaub
11x12, frame

Antique, handmade piece of Hmong Chinese embroidery, at least 50 years old. It is a collar of shirt. Framed with hemp cloth mat. 

Hmong people are known globally for their needle art skills. Historically women embroidered for their own use or for their daughters. This is one of them. Completely rare. No other piece like this in the world.