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Hmong Refugees Embroidered Panel

Embroidered panel from the Hmong refugees in Mainland Southeast Asia. Embroidered panel from the Hmong refugees in Mainland Southeast Asia. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2016.1899.

The Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, houses an embroidered panel from among the people of the Hmong in mainland Southeast Asia. It measures 41.5 x 36.5 cm. It was acquired in 1991 in California, USA, during a special meeting set up to support Hmong refugees.

The panel is decorated with a village scene of men and women working, including feeding animals and hens, washing clothes, carrying baskets and working in the fields.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 3 October 2016).

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