Hmong - Paj Ntaub
Paj Ntaub by Chia Lo Ly
Hmong Quilts - Pa Ndau Reflect Hmong History: In-depth explanation of the intricate details of a quilt hanging in the Student Center at California State University-Fresno. No pictures.
Quilt : Depicts escape from Laos and the Communitst.
Contemporary: Two images of storycloths in the collection of
Michigan State University Museum
Hmong Textile Flower Cloth Art: This site shows 4 works by Chia Lo Ly, 3 using traditional designs, one using a non-traditional design.
Textiles: This page leads to access to many close-up views of Hmong
textiles. Some of the files are extremely large.
Hmong Textiles : Collection of the University of California, Irvine. Many beautiful examples.
of Pa Ndaus: Part of a class project for a Minnesota school. Pa Ndaus
sewn by the students and families of Saturn School in St. Paul, MN. Files
Foundation 1997 Honorable Mention for Excellence in Fiber Art: Awarded
to Hmong artist Pang Xiong Sikoun Sirirathasuk for her "Culture
Quilt". Quilt is pictured.
Story: A Hmong Textile Artist in California
: A picture of the artist, Mayko Xiong and one of her storycloths is
shown. Also a book written and illustrated by June
of a Hmong Quilt : This is a reproduction in paint of an original
Hmong quilt made in a refuge camp.
Shows a Hmong woman working on as American-styled quilt against the
backdrop of an Amish landscape.
Fabric of Their Lives - Beauty, Tragedy Captured in Hmong Needlework:
In-depth explanation of the art of Hmong needlework displayed at the
Asian Moon Festival in Milwaukee. No pictures.
Tiger and the Hunter Story Cloth: Part of the Developing Art and
Humanities Curricula Through Technology website. The cloth pictured is
typical of the textiles Laotian-Hmong women began to make when they lived
as refugees in camps in Thailand and continue to make as settled
immigrants in the United States, France, Canada, and Australia. Picture is
clickable for close-up view. Design
Motif Index: Site shows 36 examples of motifs used to produce
"The Tiger and the Hunter" story cloth. Other
Examples: Two additional samples are provided, also clickable for
Weavings of War: Extensive review with incredible
pictures of a 1997 exhibition that includes a war rug from Afghanistan,
Tai Lue weavings from Thailand, Hmong story cloths, and a Peruvian
World Stitch Quilts : These are quilts made by Hmong hilltribe women living in the remote hills of northern Thailand. The site is operated by a non-profit organization dedicated to helping them to supplement family incomes.