Event: Costumes and Culture of South West China

Event date: Saturday 15 December, 14:30 – doors open at 14:00

Many ethnic minority groups live in the South West regions of China, often in remote villages far from the explosion of modern Chinese city life. Here in the beautiful mountainous region each village continues to wear distinctive costumes, all hand woven, batiked and embroidered by the women of the area. This talk by Jill Salmons will illustrate the lifestyle of these people and show the various techniques used in order to produce the spectacular, colourful costumes.

Jill will also take a large collection of costumes and textiles from the region to study and enjoy. This will include burnished indigo and embroidered costumes.

This event is £7 for members of selectnetwork (a Stroud-based group) and £10 for non-members. Tea and cake will be served!

For more information click here

Location: Centre for Science & Art, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB

 

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