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Hmong Textile Block Print

$25.00

6 in stock (can be backordered)

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This print was inspired by the patterns and colors of the Hmong textiles of Southeast Asia. Hand-carved and hand-printed, this festive three-color print is the perfect addition to any room.

The Hmong people are an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. They are well-known for their batik textile art, which often consists of brightly colored geometric designs. Patterns are drawn onto hemp fabric with beeswax; the fabric is then dipped in dye, and the wax resists the dye to create a contrasting pattern. The Hmong language does not have a written form, so textiles serve to tell stories and preserve history, as well as adorn household objects.

Details:
Original Linocuts are hand carved and hand-printed on Strathmore acid-free heavyweight paper.
Size: 4×6 in. artwork printed on 8×10 in. paper

Due to the handmade nature of this product, slight variations may occur.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 oz
Dimensions 10 x 8 x .125 in