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  • Subject (Images): Dowries
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    • Silver Coin - 1903

    • 1903
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a large silver coin dated 1903 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Silver Coin - 1910

    • 1910
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a small silver coin dated 1910 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Silver Coin - 1913

    • 1913
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a large silver coin dated 1913 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Silver Coin - 1926

    • 1926
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a large silver coin dated 1926 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Silver Coin 1 - 1937

    • 1937
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a small silver coin dated 1937 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Silver Coin 2 - 1937

    • 1937
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a small silver coin dated 1937 and pictures the Statue of Liberty on one side, text on the other. Originated in France but acquired in Laos. This was given to Houa by her parents as part of wedding dowry.
    • Hmong "Xauv"

    • 1980
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Owned and contributed by Houa Yang. This is a traditional necklace called a xauv. It is made of silver and usually worn with traditional dress during special occasions such as the New Year celebration or one's wedding. It is traditional for mothers...
    • Pocket Strap 2

    • 1990
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a colorful pocket strap decorated with embroidery, beads, and coins. It is worn as part of the traditional Hmong dress as a pair, with one pocket strap on one side of the body and a matching pocket strap on the...
    • Waistbelt with Coins

    • 1990
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a colorful waistbelt, consisting of 7 triangles and decorated with embroidery, beads, and silver coins. This was made by Houa Yang's mother, Mai Her, and given to her as part of dowry.
    • Pocket Strap 1

    • 1990
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. This is a colorful pocket strap decorated with embroidery, beads, and coins. It is worn as part of the traditional Hmong dress as a pair, with one pocket strap on one side of the body and a matching pocket strap on the...
    • Flower Cloth Baby Carrier

    • 1993
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Colorful paj ntaub needlework flower cloth to carry babies called a nyias. This is an item that is traditionally given by a mother to her daughters as part of her dowry. This one is unfinished. It would have straps attached.
    • Large Silver Bar 1

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    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. A large silver bar with etchings on the top and sides, traditionally used as currency. These bars were commercially made in China. These were given to Houa as part of wedding dowry.
    • Large Silver Bar 2

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. A large silver bar with etchings on the top and sides, traditionally used as currency. These bars were commercially made in China. These were given to Houa as part of wedding dowry.
    • Small Silver Bars Set 2

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    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...
    • Small Silver Bars Set 6

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...
    • Small Silver Bars Set 1

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...
    • Small Silver Bars Set 4

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...
    • Small Silver Bars Set 3

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...
    • Small Silver Bars Set 5

    •  
    • Catawba County Library; Historical Association of Catawba County
    • Contributed by Houa Yang. These are small silver bars with etchings on top. The bars come in pairs- female and male. The male bar is distinguished by a hump on the top. These bars were home-manufactured and were melted down from a larger bar. These...

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