Visual display of the Young White Hmong woman in Houa Khong Province

Young White Hmong woman in Houa Khong Province

  • January 6, 1973
  • A White Hmong young woman poses for a photograph in the White Hmong village of Nam Phet (PC5752) in Houa Khong Province. She is wearing a neck ring of 5 silver bands. She also wears small silver earrings. She is celebrating the Hmong New Year by displaying her wealth in silver. Note her traditional White Hmong hairstyle. The hair is pulled to the front of the head and coiled just above the forehead.

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Photographer
Bowman, James
Date
  • January 6, 1973
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Description of Original
  • Color photograph
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Location of Original
  • Arizona State University Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts : MSS-281 8.6.61
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