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The colorful costume of Xa Fo people
9:54:41 GMT+7 - 11/11/2014

The costume of Xa Fo ladies stand out like the brilliant flowers in the forest.

The costume of Xa Fo ethnic is made completely from materials available in nature. With the skilful hands and the aesthetic sophistication, the Xafo women combined striking colors such as: red, blue, white and purple. With these types of patterned triangles, rhombus, square, pine tree to create a harmonious and brilliant picture. Costumes including: headgear, shirts, skirts, belts. The most prominent is the short sleeve pullover garment style square neck, full front and behind, the arms are also decorated with designs and patterns. In addition, the chest of pullover is also attached with all kinds of beads interspersed which create parallel lines.

The combination of charming shirt and smooth skirt which create the characteristic of Xa Fo ethnic minority. Small extracted waistband fits into the abdomen, the skirt bottom is wider and decorated with pine tree pattern, figure of wavy water. When you move the skirt swaying which create soft and flexible. To accentuate at the waist is a belt decorated with elaborate embroidery pattern contours of mushroom shaped. The turban is also decorated with plates and rectangular patterns, attached with tiny beads above and red wool fringe around which bring the more respect the luster on the  Xa Fo womem clothes.

Translated by Manh Tuong

 

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