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Item Number: 1849Bmuseum4546
 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 brown 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 two figures locked in battle amongst the clouds. One gold figure, with white and red markings on its face and ears, is loming over the white figure, which has gold and green markings on its face and ears. The gold figure's right arm is stretched out, hand gribbing the blade of its opponent's raised sword. Its left arm is pulled back and up, hand gribbing a red arrow shaft with a white arrowhead. The white figure is facing its enemy, but is falling down. Its right arm is raised, gribbing the gold hilt of a purple sword. Its left arm is wrapped around its advesary's waist.

Pub Credit Line
1849Bmuseum4546, Families of Vietnamese Political Prisoners Association (FVPPA) Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 11 Sep 2013 [Updated: 11 Sep 2013]