Hmong Reverse Applique TextileLate 20th century - 2022
23 1/8 x 23 3/8 in. (58.738 x 59.373 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
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- blue - Hue name for one of the three primary additive colors; that portion of the spectrum lying between green and violet, with a wavelength of about 420 to 490 nanometers, which is the shortest wavelength range of the three primary colors. The term may refer to any of this group of colors that vary in lightness and saturation. An example of blue color in nature is that of a clear sky during the day.
- cloth - Generally, textile that is woven, felted, knit, pounded, or otherwise made into a flat piece. For textile in the form of continuous strands made from filaments of fiber by reeling, spinning, twisting, or throwing, see "yarn."
- needlework - Refers to works done with one or more needles and thread, yarn or cord. The term generally refers to work done by hand. Needlework includes sewing, embroidery, knitting, and other works. Until the 20th century "plain sewing" was the most widely practiced form of needlework in Western cultures. Most females learned basic sewing and knitting, which was used in the construction of clothing and the finishing of household textiles. With the introduction of machine sewing, needlework done by hand was often limited to decorative work.
- red colors - A range of red colors resembling the color of red pigment.
Textile fabrics, Hmong
- Work cat.: Corrigan, G. Miao textiles from China, c2001.
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