Ethnic women preserve brocade weaving

For many generations, Dao Tien ethnic women in Cao Bang province have been preserving traditional brocade weaving by establishing and working at local workshops.

As a deep-rooted tradition, before getting married, Dao Tien women have to learn brocade weaving to make wedding dress (Photo: VNA)

As a deep-rooted tradition, before getting married, Dao Tien women have to learn brocade weaving to make wedding dress (Photo: VNA)

During spare time, Dao Tien ethnic women in Cao Bang province often gather to make weaving products (Photo: VNA)

During spare time, Dao Tien ethnic women in Cao Bang province often gather to make weaving products (Photo: VNA)

Embroidered brocade products of the local people have stunning patterns with various meanings, reflecting the cultural lives and beliefs of the Dao Tien ethnic people (Photo: VNA)

Embroidered brocade products of the local people have stunning patterns with various meanings, reflecting the cultural lives and beliefs of the Dao Tien ethnic people (Photo: VNA)

 
Brocade products are mainly used for clothing and household items such as blankets, towels, linen pillows and bed sheets (Photo: VNA)

Brocade products are mainly used for clothing and household items such as blankets, towels, linen pillows and bed sheets (Photo: VNA)

At present they are also used for making interior decoration, handbags or pretty souvenirs for tourists (Photo: VNA)

At present they are also used for making interior decoration, handbags or pretty souvenirs for tourists (Photo: VNA)

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