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Hmong Ancient Methods of Indigo Dyeing and Beeswax Batik in Cat CAT Village, Hoang Lien Commune, SAPA Town, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 9)

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Page : 735-742

Keywords : indigo dyeing; beeswax batik; HMong; Cat Cat; Sa Pa;

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Indigo dyeing and beeswax batik are the two traditional crafts that have long been associated with the HMong people in Sa Pa in general, Cat Cat village in particular and still preserved until the presentday. Through many stages of making indigo dye combined with sophisticated techniques and the ingenuity, meticulousness of the artisans in each motif and pattern, unique beeswax batik and indigo dyeing products have been created bringing the cultural identity of the Hmong people. These handicraft products have become a highlight to attract tourists to learn and discover local cultural values and they are meaningful souvenirs for visitors after each trip. In recent years, the development of the community-based tourism model in Cat Cat village has brought many benefits to the local community. Meanwhile, it has also contributed to creating opportunities for the development and restoration of Hmong traditional crafts.

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