Hanfu: Craftsmanship behind the beautiful trend

By Bi Nan | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-09-06 07:00
An inheritor demonstrates the traditional cotton-weaving technique at the Tianjin Art Museum in Tianjin, June 5, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

Traditional cotton-weaving technique

Since cotton arrived in China from India in the seventh century, China's textile industry has focused on spinning cotton instead of bast fiber, a woody fiber mainly derived from plants. The traditional cotton-weaving technique, listed as national intangible cultural heritage in 2008, can be seen in the material used to make hanfu.

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