The Hmong are a colorful hill tribe people found living throughout Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Burma and Yunnan. The embroidery skills of Hmong women are well known and respected throughout the region and by textile collectors in the west. The Four Seasons Resort in Chiang Mai has a similar piece framed and on display.
Actual Textile: 34cm x 11.5cm, 13.5in x 4.5in
Frame: 50cm x 27cm, 20in x 10.6in
Tribal Group: Hmong
Provenance: Antique Dealer, Hanoi
Period: Early 20th century