Very Good. Item #9248
Sheboygan: John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 1986. First Edition. Quarto (25x28x1cm); xii + 153pp, including artist biographies, orthographical and phonological appendices, and bibliography. The 281 catalogued items are accompanied by approximately the same number of photographs, most in color. Illustrated card wraps. Covers lightly shelfworn with some faint smudging along spine and edges. Spine straight and unbroken. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
This remarkable exhibit, a tribute by the museum in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to the large Hmong population in the Upper Midwest of the United States, notably centered in St. Paul, MN and Wausau, WI, covers every aspect of material culture, with important treatment of communitarian and ritual practice. The exhibit was first shown at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center 24 February - 5 May 1985, before traveling to Green Bay, Chicago, and Oakland, California in 1986.