Brocade made by the Wa people in Yunnan Province is usually transformed into shawls, blankets and dresses. [Photo by Yang Zongyou/Xinhua]
Meanwhile, in the southwestern Province of Yunnan, the Wa people have also used traditional brocade to boost their earnings. A showroom in Yangluo village, Mengsuo town, Ximeng Wa autonomous county, Pu'er city, gives local people the chance to show how they make brocade. The villagers are encouraged to promote traditional skills and patterns in showcasing shawls, blankets and dresses.
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