One Needle, One Thread; Miao (Hmong) Embroidery and Fabric Piecework from Guizhou, China by Tomoko Torimaru

$ 55.00

A fabulous resource as a culmination of textile research conducted among the Miao (Hmong people living in China) in Guizhou Province, China, over a twenty-five year span first begun by Dr. Sadae Torimaru and continued by her daughter Dr. Tomoko Torimaru. Features step-by-step instructions and color photographs to accompany each step for hundreds of traditional embroidery techniques, including sections on Miao traditional dress, cloth and materials, various individual and combined stitches, piecework and applique techniques, projects and uses by specific people in various regions, and discussions of motifs and symbolism. 168 pages; English text; published by University of Hawai'i Art Gallery, 2008.

In Stock
Bk 2
9 781607 021735
Powered by Phoca Cart

About Textile Treasures

Textile Treasures specializes in traditional hand-made vintage Chinese Children’s Hats as well as Chinese Minority textiles and jewelry.

In addition to vintage pieces, we are committed to providing a market for those skilled crafts people who are able to continue their traditional handicrafts in their rapidly changing world.