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Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra

A look at Miao Embroidery

“Miao embroidery is a unique and incredible skill—weaving actual metal thread into intricate patterns to create beautiful garments. A tradition over 500 years old, Miao tin embroidery is sadly a disappearing art, as fewer and fewer girls are willing to take on the daunting and lifelong pursuit of the craft.”

Click here to view a superb video

 

March 2016

 

 

 

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