Made by a Hmong woman in California, this story cloth’s embroidered inscription recounts rural life in Southeast Asia: “She is giving food to the pigs. Hmong VIllage. They are making rice to eat. They are coming from the field. She is giving food to the chicken. They are grounding rice.”

Title: 
Pa Dau
Pattern: 
Story Cloth
Maker: 
Mbly Vang
Circa
1980
2000
Made in
California
United States
34
35
IQSCM, Gift of Francine Woods
2014.033.0001