NANNING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — Sitting in front of a traditional wooden loom, 76-year-old Li Yanfen, a member of China’s Zhuang ethnic minority group, started weaving brocade as usual.
Zhuang brocade, together with Yun brocade, Shu brocade and Song brocade are listed as the four famous brocades in ChinacontentEndBreakPoint. In 2006, Zhuang brocade weaving skills were included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage lists.
Living in Longzhou County of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, one of the areas where Zhuang brocade was born, Li was good at weaving and could finish a 20-cm-long brocade every dayto people 70 and older.
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