For many generations, Dao Tien women in Hoa Tham village have been preserving traditional brocade embroidery and printed patterns from beeswax. Traditions also require that before getting married Dao Tien women have to learn brocading and sewing so that they can weave themselves their wedding dress.
The method of printing patterns of Dao Tien women.
The main materials for these products are jute yarn and flax, both of which are locally available. These products are mainly used for clothing, linen and household items such as blankets, towels, linen pillows and bed sheets.
Embroidery factory of Dao Tien women welcoming visitors.
Given the high potential for tourism development in Cao Bang, brocade embroidery and printed patterns of Dao Tien ethnic people in Hoa Tham may become of outstanding value and enjoy a larger market. This will contribute to preserving the traditional culture and providing cash income for the local people.