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Bristle Dolls: Bai Dacheng 白大成: 鬃人 – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Nov 16, 2011 by Chinavine

View Bai Dacheng’s delicate bristle dolls, depicting characters from Peking Opera.

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Bristle Dolls: Bai Dacheng 白大成: 鬃人 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Nov 16, 2011 by Chinavine

Bristle dolls have truncated clay cores. Bai glues boar bristles onto their wide bottoms. While the figures were originally clothed in paper, they are now clothed in silk. The silk clothing is backed by rice paper that Bai makes himself, ...

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Bristle Dolls: Bai Dacheng 白大成: 鬃人 – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Nov 16, 2011 by Chinavine

Bristle doll maker Bai Dacheng has been designated a master artist of Chinese intangible culture and is renowned for his Peking Opera-based figures. Fifty years ago, when Bai was an airplane-maintenance student at the university, he learned to make the ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Shilong Landscape Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

On the door, many Chinese would put on red paper with calligraphy. Many people like to have “Wen Wu” on their doors which means literacy/scholar and hero/physically strong.

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Miao Performance at Shilong – The Xi Miao Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Xi is a division of the Miao. Its population is less than fifty thousand. Most of them live in Kaili City in Guizhou Province.  Their costume has little tie-dye patterns. Longchang Town in Kaili City is the town most populated ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. Their traditional dances and songs represent their village life, love stories, and the natural phenomena. Usually, at the end of the performance, guests are invited to ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Introduction Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

In Shilong Village at the Longchang Town, Kaili City, Guizhou Province, villagers call themselves Xi instead of Miao.  They are recognized as a group associated with the Chinese Miao. With aid from the Chinese government, Matang Village and Shilong Village ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Matang Landscape Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Home are made of bricks and wood. They use very good wood that doesn’t require any nail. They know very well about the texture of soil and how the wood should be connected.

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Miao Performance at Matang – Silver Craft and Attire Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Miao’s costumes have a lot of patterns to represent their histories and stories. The fish is a very common design on their embroidery. Some embroideries also map the afterlife of Miao people. A red ball is commonly found on every ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – The Ge Miao Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Ge is a division of Miao. Less than fifty thousand in population. Most of them live in Kaili city and Huang-ping County in Guizhou Province. Ge people have a lot of silverware. They are categorized as head jewelry, neck jewelry, ...

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