Neckpiece for a Hmong woman formed of rectangular sections of indigo-dyed fabric stitched together to form square front and back panels and a rectangular neck opening. Two strips are attached to left and right of front panel. The two panels and two strips are heavily embroidered in cross-stitch in predominantly yellow with some red and white. Neck area additionally has some magenta and green. Below rear panel is an area which has been left undecorated.
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