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Photo from Dimen Village of a woman in a traditional attire preparing cotton skeins for weaving. She twists the skeins with a wooden dowel to make the cotton stronger, tougher and smoother.
Kam, Dong, Guizhou, China, Chinese Minority, Cultural preservation, Video, Dimen Village, Artisans, Wu Meitz, 吴美芝, Crafts, Frame loom, Spinning and preparing thread, Complete women’s garment
Dimen (地扪村), Liping, Qiandongnan, Guizhou, China
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Marie Anna Lee, c. 2019
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