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Attire and Adornment of Yi Women

Yunnan Provincial Museum

Yunnan Provincial Museum

The highlight of the Yi people’s attire is the cross-stitch embroidery. Almost every Yi woman is an excellent embroider, and the mastery of embroidery has been an important indicator of the handiness and dexterity of the Yi women. There are about a dozen techniques in the Yi embroidery and the embroiders usually employed more than one techniques on one single piece based on paper-cut patterns, thus creating spectacular embroidery pieces.

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  • Title: Attire and Adornment of Yi Women
  • Location: In storage,Yunnan Provincial Museum
  • Location Created: Yunnan,China
  • Type: costume

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