Visual display of the Yao (Iu Mien) wedding in the town of Houei O in Houa Khong Province

Yao (Iu Mien) wedding in the town of Houei O in Houa Khong Province

  • December 24, 1972
  • The wedding of Mr. Nai Ta, the USAID Agriculture Extension worker in Ban Houei Sai (L-25, PC 4842), was held in his hometown of Houei O (PC 2446) in Houa Khong Province. He and his bride wore the most traditional Yao (Iu Mien) costumes for the ceremony. Of particular interest is the bride's headdress which is elaborate and large. She wears a neck ring consisting of six bands of silver indicating considerable wealth for her family. This photograph includes the bride, second from the left, and the groom, Mr. Nai Ta, third from the right, and relatives.

Details

Photographer
Bowman, James
Date
December 24, 1972
Description of Original
Color photograph
Location of Original
Arizona State University Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts : MSS-281 8.4.64
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