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Guizhou is located in South west China, a landlocked mountainous territory, home of some of the most distinctive «Chinese Ethnic Minority Groups». Among them, the Miao are well-known for the craftsmanship displayed in their textiles. They grow their own fibers and the Indigo plant necessary to prepare the dye, they weave their cloth, dye it with indigo batik intricate symbols, embroider it using a countless stitches variety, and embellished it with silver embossed ornaments.

pictures below: the land seen from the sky, Yang Er Ye Niu and her village, indigo plant and indigo dye paste, Yang Bai Wang Ye beating a fabric and dying it at her house.

Welcome To Guizhou!