Vintage Hmong Baby Carrier

By EasternWeft


This beautiful piece of fabric is a Hmong Hill tribe Baby carrier or baby sling. The Hmong People are a Hill tribe that live along the borders of China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. They are known for their incredible traditional clothing and jewellery.

These baby carriers are each made by the pregnant woman, first hand woven then decorated using batik technique with appliqué and embroidery added. The base is cotton dyed with Indigo. Each piece is unique as each baby carrier is made by each woman for her new baby. 

Measurements 45cm x 75cm  

Materials: Lao cotton, hemp, jute 

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