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Artist Lee, Lo Mee
Nationality or Tribal Affiliation Hmong
Title Flower Cloth
Type of Object Needlework
Date 1989
Medium Cotton/Thread
Dimensions H-35.8 W-34.6 cm
Collection Missoula Art Museum Collection
How acquired Gift of Susan Lindbergh Miller in honor of Montana's Hmong Community
Object ID 2011.10.134
Statement about this object According to Bounthavy (Vee) Kiatoukaysy, grandaughter of Lo Mee Ly, the embroidery in blue and peach colors reflects a shift to modern choices and trends. The design in the center is a center post surrounded by flowers. The peach and blue triangles at the star's four points are not symbolic, but decorative fill.
Classification Textiles
Subjects Patterns (Design elements)
Symbols
Stars