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October 30, 2012

Hmong paj ornament

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Hmong paj ornament

Hmong paj (flower in English; pronounced “pa”) ornament made of plastic beads and embroidery floss. Ornaments of this type are typically hung in a doorway or from a ceiling. Made in St. Paul, Minnesota circa 1982 by May Yang.

For details, view the ornament in our online collections database.

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