Tb lub pob courtship ball

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Titles Tb lub pob courtship ball
Description 'Tb lub pob' ball for 'pob pov' to toss at New Year. Mai Yia Thao of St. Paul, Minnesota, covered this tennis ball in non-traditional cloth on December 16, 1994, for her grade school children's first practice at ball tossing at St. Paul Civic Center for Hmong New Year. Ball tossing is an ancient Hmong courtship ritual.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches diameter
Nomenclature ball (object genre)
Materials rubber (material)
natural fiber
Creation Made by: Thao, Mai Yia
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hmong New Year
Hmong Americans
Used in: St. Paul Civic Center
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Manners & Customs. Marriage & Anniversaries
Dates Use: 1994
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1998.217.1 (Accession Number)

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