Books on Hmong Pa Ndau

by: Lowese

Here is a list of books on Hmong Pa Ndau. The first two titles are the best for instructions. #3-7 offer good examples and background information. The last two are children's books: one is illustrated in the style of Pa Ndau and the other is a story about Pa Ndau as a focus.

  1. Chan, Anthony.
    Hmong textile designs / by Anthony Chan ; with an introduction by Norma Livo.
    1st ed. Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, c1990.
    Series title: The International Design Library.
    UCI Main Lib NK9177 .C472 1990
  2. Hmong folk arts : a guide for teachers / [edited by Marsha MacDowell].
    East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Museum, [1984] (1988 printing).
    UCI Main Lib NK608.H55 H564 1984 Southeast Asian Archive
  3. Bessac, Susanne L.
    Embroidered Hmong story cloths / Susanne L. Bessac. Missoula, Mont. :
    Dept. of Anthropology, University of Montana, 1988.
    Series title: Contributions to anthropology ; no. 9.

    UCB Anthropol NK9206.4.H56 B47 1988
    UCD Shields NK9206.B47 1988
    UCI Main Lib NK9206.4.H56 B47 1988
    UCR Rivera NK9206.4.H56 B47 1988
    UCR Rivera NK9206.4.H56 B47 1988
    UCSB Arts Lib NK9206.4.H56 B47 1988 Arts

  4. MacDowell, Marsha.
    Stories in thread : Hmong pictorial embroidery / project coordinated by Marsha MacDowell.
    [East Lansing, Mich.] : Michigan Traditional
    Arts Program, Folk Arts Division, Michigan State Universtiy Museum, 1989.
    UCI Main Lib NK9278.7.A1 M33 1989 Southeast Asian Archive
  5. Hmong art : tradition and change. Sheboygan, Wis. : John Michael
    Kohler Arts Center, c1986.

    UCB Main NK608.H55 H561 1986
    UCD Shields NK608.H55 H56 1986
    UCI Main Lib NK608.H55 H56 1986
    UCLA Arts NK 608 H55H56 1986
    UCLA College NK 608 H55H56 1986
    UCR Rivera NK608.H55 H56 1986
    UCR Rivera NK608.H55 H56 1986
    UCSC McHenry NK608.H55H56 1986
    UCSD Art&Arch NK608.H55 H56 1986 Stacks

  6. Michigan Hmong arts : textiles in transition / edited by C. Kurt
    Dewhurst and Marsha MacDowell. East Lansing, Mich. : Folk Arts
    Division, Michigan State University, c1984.
    Series title: Publications of the Museum, Michigan State University.
    Folk culture series ; v. 3, no. 2.

    UCI Main Lib NK9106.4.H56 M5 1984 Southeast Asian Archive
    UCSC McHenry NK9106.4.H56M5 1984

  7. Textiles as texts : arts of Hmong women from Laos : an exhibition of
    traditional clothing and songs of the Hmong women of Southern
    California, December 4, 1986-January 15, 1987 / the Woman's
    Building presents ;... Los Angeles, CA (1727 N. Spring St.,
    Los Angeles, CA 90012) : Woman's Building, c1987.

    UCI Main Lib NK9106.4.H56 T49 1987 Southeast Asian Archive

  8. Blia Xiong.
    Nine-in-one, Grr! Grr! : a folktale from the Hmong people of Laos
    told by Blia Xiong ; adapted by Cathy Spagnoli; illustrated by
    Nancy Hom. San Francisco : Children's Book Press, c1989.

    UCB Ed/Psych PZ8.1.B5845 N56 1989 Children's Lit. Coll.
    UCI Main Lib PZ8.1.B5845 Ni 1989 Southeast Asian Archive
    UCLA UES E 398 B
    UCR EducServ Juv PZ8.1.B5845 Ni 1989
    UCR Rivera PZ8.1.B5845 Ni 1989 Juv
    UCSB Main Lib PZ8.1.B5845 Ni 1989 Curriculum Lab
    SRLF Spec.Col. PZ 8.1 B574n Request at UCLA Special Collections. Type
    EXP SRLF for loan details.

  9. Shea, Pegi Deitz.
    The whispering cloth : a refugee's story / written by Pegi Deitz
    Shea ; illustrated by Anita Riggio ; stitched by You Yang.
    1st ed. Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House, Boyds Mills Press ;
    [New York] : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1995.

    UCI Main Lib PZ7.S53755 Wh 1995 Southeast Asian Archive

  10. Mallinson, Jane.
    H'mong batik : a textile technique from Laos / by Jane Mallinson.
    Batik - Laos. Hmong (Asian people). Decorative arts, Hmong.
    Published by Mallinson/Information Services 1988
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-85)
    ISBN: 0962027804

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