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Dong photos from Costumes and Accessories of Chinese Minorities

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All photos are taken from the Dong section of ''Costumes and Accessories of Chinese Minorities" published by the National Museum of History in Taiwan in 2000

ISBN 957-02-6406-3

to Jpeg 71K Dong Reed Clothing

Page 56 - Male Reed Clothing

Xindi Congjiang County Guizhou

A sleeveless round-collared reed jacket and a leaf style screen skirt; on the right a flower motif; on the left a sun motif; the screen skirt has feather decoration as well as sun and flower motifs; the warm colors and rhythmic line seem to kame the designs emerge from the fabric.

See also a similar jacket to a group in the book posted by Andrew on the forum

Page 66 - Reed Clothing

Shangcong Liping County Guizhou

A long sleeved jacket with oblique opening on the left; decorated with snake motif; the brilliant colours are typical

to Jpeg 52K Dong Female Festive Attire
to Jpeg 82K Dong Female Festive Attire
to Jpeg 65K Dong Embroidered Reed Clothing

Page 87 - Female Festive Attire

Jiachiu Congjiang County Guizhou

Jiachiu Congjiang County Guizhou

A vest-style jacket with opening on the front and leaf-style screen skirt; this outfit was manufactured by a special process which is rare among the Dong; the screen skirt has bright and attractive colors and feather decoration.

Page 95 - Female Festive Attire

Rongjiang County Guizhou

A vest jacket and a straw rope skirt; the jacket is decorated with motifs of the snake and the sun; the skirt has feather decorations all over - not just on the hem; this is quite different from most such skirts.

Page 78 - Embroidered Reed Clothing

Congjiang County Guizhou

A round collered long-sleeved jacket with front opening and a straw rope screen skirt.

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