Yi nationality in Sichuan,west of China

posted on 16th of august, 2009

The population of the Yi nationality is 1.5 million in Sichuan.The Yi people mainly live in Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture and other counties nearby.
Traditionally the Yi people’s head-turban and clothes have bright and decorative patterns.Everyone enjoys having an unlined blanket-like shawl over his/her shoulders.male or female,all wear a kind of upper outer garment.
Women of the Yi nationality wear multifold skirts in variegeted colors.They are made of multi-color cloth with silk thread;varied patterned silver ornaments are attached to the clothes.Their hats are sewn with big and small silver bubbles,which symbolize brightness and happiness.

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Posted by Irisangel on August 17, 2009
Beautiful images, great vibrant colors and interesting facts. Good luck with them

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