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Paj Ntaub in Frame 14

Paj Ntaub in Frame
2x4, paj ntaub
5x7, frame

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