vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
Lu ethnic women often spend their free time weaving costumes for their family members. Photos: VNA
vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
Brocade weaving is time-consuming.
vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
Having finished weaving, pieces of cloth are dyed.
vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
Colours used for dyeing include dark blue, black and brown.
 
vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
After being dyed, brocade cloth pieces are dried under the sun.
vietnam handicraft,Lu ethnic
Cloth pieces are divided into smaller pieces and embroidered before being cut and sewed into actual costumes. Photos: VNA

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Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority

Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority

The Lu ethnic minority of Lai Chau province have long earned their living by growing cotton, raising silkworms, spinning thread and weaving fabrics.