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Paj Ntaub in Frame 19

Paj Ntaub in Frame
7.5x8, paj ntaub
11x11, frame

Antique, handmade piece of Hmong embroidery, at least 50 years old. It is a part of a 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.