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Item Number: 1849Bmuseum4541
 Museum Object
Language
English
Number of Pages
1
Digital Object Type
Museum Object
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building

General Note / OCR

Embroidered Thai silk kept in a box labeled Tran Vai Lua. The blue silk is taped to and framed by white matting paper. The textile measures 14 1/4 inches in length by 14 3/8 inches in width. The image depicted is of a green and white figure swimming underwater with a mermaid. The mermaid has a red tail, red and purple fins, and has turned her head to face the figure behind her. The figure is holding onto the mermiad, one hand on her shoulder and one hand on her stomach. There are six fish swimming around them, four red with green fins and two green with red fins. In the bottom left corner is a red and green rock and seaweed.

Pub Credit Line
1849Bmuseum4541, Families of Vietnamese Political Prisoners Association (FVPPA) Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 10 Sep 2013 [Updated: 10 Sep 2013]