July 16, 2024

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Shanxi craft workers produce colorful cloth from local cotton

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A woman works a loom at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A woman works a loom at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A photo shows the crafting of colorful fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A photo shows the crafting of colorful fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A photo shows the crafting of colorful fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

Women spin cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

Women spin cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

Women spin cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A woman rolls cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A woman rolls cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

A woman rolls cotton to be made into fabric at a cloth company in Yongji, Shanxi on November 16, 2023. /CGTN

Spinning, weaving and embroidering, a group of craft workers in Yongji, Shanxi Province are continuing a cloth-making tradition that produces exquisite fabric products. Close to the Sushui River is a cloth company that was established in 2012 and now produces bedding, clothing, shoes, scented pouches, curtains and more. Using cotton from the area, the workers craft the cloth by hand, preserving a form of intangible cultural heritage from southern Shanxi.

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