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Hand made textiles from the province Guizhou For years I collected Miao textiles. This Chinese minority migrated from Mongolia to the province Guizhou in South China within the last 2000 years. The Miao people are experts in embroidered textiles. The huge diversity in textile techniques is famous all over the world. One story about why the Miao textiles are of such a high standard is because they do not have a written language. Supposedly  their alphabet is embroidery on textiles. Everything they want to communicate, they share through embroidery. It is not always easy to recognise the Miao textiles because of the huge variety. Of the 113...

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