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Artist Thao, Xia
Nationality or Tribal Affiliation Hmong
Title Flower Cloth
Type of Object Needlework
Date 1980 or prior
Medium Cotton/Thread
Dimensions H-17.201 W-15.9 cm
Collection Missoula County Art Collection managed by the Missoula Art Museum
How acquired Gift, Art Associates of Missoula
Object ID 1980.01.H14
Statement about this object This cloth features a cross-stitched motif traditionally identified as a "house" pattern symbolizing unity.
Classification Textiles
Subjects Patterns (Design elements)
Symbols
Houses
Unity