Hmong Story Cloth

Mr. and Mrs. Nhia Thao Cha made this "story cloth" inspired while at the Chiang Kham Refugee Camp.  It narrates the escape of the Hmong refugees from Southeast Asia to the United States.  

This cloth is 262 x 168 cm and was made in 1991.

You can learn more about this story cloth and Hmong history in Dia's Story Cloth: The Hmong People's Journey of Freedom by Dia Cha. 

Stephen E. Nash, PhD

Senior Curator of Archaeology and Director of Anthropology

Dominique Alhambra, MA

Anthropology Collections Manager and NAGPRA Coordinator

Jeff Phegley, MA

Anthropology Assistant Collections Manager

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