E1394: Hmong Clothing Embroidery, Chain-stitch Belt converted to Wall Hanging
8:Communication Artifacts ➞ Art/Folk Art
fabric ➔ cloth ➔ cotton
fabric ➔ thread ➔ embroidery thread
metal ➔ brass
Provenance of Object:
Made in Thailand or Laos, then transported to Decorah, Iowa where it is sold and purchased.
Asian ➞ Hmong
Decoration on belt worn by Hmong.
Most likely from Laos or Thailand due to quality of fabric (older) and the pattern is not standardized.
Description:Hmong embroidery cloth, chain stitched and converted to wall hanging. Featuring snail and tree/ plant motifs on pink and green cloth.