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Artist Lee, Nia
Nationality or Tribal Affiliation Hmong
Title Flower Cloth Sampler
Type of Object Needlework
Date early 1990s
Medium Cotton/Thread
Dimensions H-19.5 W-35.4 cm
Collection Missoula Art Museum Collection
How acquired Gift of Susan Lindbergh Miller in honor of Montana's Hmong Community
Object ID 2011.10.204
Statement about this object This cloth was purchased in Lincoln, MT in the early 1990s. The house motif traditionally symbolizes unity. The diamond motif running between the house designs may represent the earth/four seasons.
Classification Textiles
Text
Subjects Patterns (Design elements)
Symbols
Text
Numerals
Houses
Unity
Earth
Seasons