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Yi nationality in Sichuan,west of China

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© Fenghui ( Help)
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.
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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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Photo credits: Feng Hui.

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August 17, 2009

Irisangel

Beautiful images, great vibrant colors and interesting facts. Good luck with them

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