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  Asian Studies Virtual Friendship Quilt Block
Block contributed by Rosina Chia
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Women's shawl from Malaysia


Story of block

This textile came from Terraganu, Malaysia, a remote place in NE Malaysia. I believe this is based on the original tribal pattern. It is sort of a shawl that women use to cover themselves.


Photos from Malaysia
 
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