Visual display of the Yao (Iu Mien) woman at Yao New Year and New Market Dedication in Houa Khong Province

Yao (Iu Mien) woman at Yao New Year and New Market Dedication in Houa Khong Province

  • February 9, 1972
  • A Yao (Iu Mien) woman poses for a photograph of the back of her traditional clothing. She is wearing her newly embroidered cape, pants with needlework panels and considerable silver as part of the finery for the Yao New Year. Applique and silver coins adorn her cape, while her turban is adorned with bands of silver. Silver plays an important part of the Yao clothing and dress.

Details

Photographer
Bowman, James
Date
February 9, 1972
Description of Original
Color photograph
Location of Original
Arizona State University Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts : MSS-281 8.4.32
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