While practices among various Hmong clans differed, they shared precise geometric forms, fine detailed stitching, and bold coloring. Traditionally, young girls learned paj ntaub techniques from watching their mothers, developing appliqué and embroidery skills along with abilities of manipulating symmetry, proportion, and color.

Pattern: 
Patchwork
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1980
Made in
Thailand
58.5
56.5
IQSCM, Gift of Helen Kelley
2008.012.0006