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Phoenix Blue Print Cloth

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Fenghuang (Phoenix) Miao Autonomous County, located in the remote mountain area of Xiangxi (northwestern part of Hunan province), is noted for rustic folkway and rich products. A great number of visitors who have been attracted to this area always buy blue print cloth on departure.

Boasting a long history, Fenghuang (Phoenix) Blue Print Cloth has a wide range and can be broadly classified into the following five types: traditional Stone dyeing, a kind of pattern printing frequently used to dye quilt covers and door curtains; orthodox discharge printing, a traditional printing art form, often used for dyeing traditional Chinese paintings; colored drawing batiks, skilled in alternation of colors; pad & dip dye, an integrated pad dyeing art form, mainly used to showcase traditional Miao culture; and modern pad dye, a kind of dip dyeing art.

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