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Inner Mongolia: Bayan Oboo Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jul 7, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 9th, 2013, the ChinaVine team visited the Bayan Oboo near East Ujimqin, Inner Mongolia to partake in a tradition dating back thousands of years. Ancient Mongolian shamans constructed the Oboo in a time long ago to practice traditional ...

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Saran’s Tailor Shop – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 1, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 3rd, 2013, the ChinaVine team visited Saran’s tailoring shop in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. At the shop, Saran and her employees create beautiful handmade embroidery with local and regional fabrics. With expert knowledge of her craft, Saran works with ...

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Inner Mongolia Posted Jul 24, 2013 by Chinavine

Genghis Kahn (1206-1227; known as Chinggis Khan in China) was the emperor of what would become the largest empire in history not long after he died. He accomplished this by uniting nomadic tribes in the northeast, and overtaking much of ...

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AAD 252 Insole Embroidery Posted Mar 3, 2013 by 0

The tradition of insole embroidery in China has long been a part of the norm for their culture. The skills are passed down from generation to generation through teaching the process. Whether the designs are sewed with silk or cotton, ...

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AAD 252 Insole Embroidery Posted Nov 19, 2012 by Chadb

Insole Embroidery has a long history in China and can be dated back as long as 2000 years ago. It was a very popular thing to do to serve as a tribute to the royal family or other aristocrats. Women ...

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AAD 252 Part 2b Posted Nov 19, 2012 by lriley

The artist Li Ruo Fencreates beautiful pieces of art work in the form of insoles in shoes, these insoles all have different meanings but all share the same of goal of bringing good fortune the wearer. The insoles can be ...

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AAD 252: Insole embroidery Posted Nov 16, 2012 by mmesplay

I loved looking at the embroidered work of these Chinese artists and it make me think about how fashion in shoes are like and unlike ours in the United States. Looking at shoes here in the U.S. a lot of ...

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AAD252: Embroidered Insoles Posted Nov 16, 2012 by sachaa

I think that the idea of embroidering insoles is a very personal and meaningful thing. Unlike high heels which are meant to stand out and be looked upon, insoles are hidden from any viewer and only the wearer knows what ...

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AAD 252 3b: Insoles Posted Jul 12, 2012 by kpepion

I found the embroidered work of these Chinese artists who created these insoles to be beautiful and amazing pieces of art. I am wondering if the soles of this era are specific to the types of object described in the ...

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Insole Embroidery: Li Ruo Fen 李若芬 – General Insole Designs Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Jul 9, 2012 by Chinavine

All designs on embroidered insoles come from local Chinese culture and everyday life. These graphic patterns and folkloric designs, hand sewn with needle and thread, communicate deep emotions of yearning for a better life. Each design has a specific meaning. ...

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