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Tujia Brocade
2016-12-20 16:49:32  Zhangjiajie Tourism Information Website  

The Tujia Brocade was also named Xi Lan Ka Pu, it’s made by hand and has a history of about 2,000 years. It was first used in the imperial palace in Qin and Han Dynasties. In Tujia language “ XiLan” means “ bedcover” and “KaPu” means “flower”. So originally, Xi Lan Ka Pu is a kind of bedcover which brocaded with flowers. Now it has developed into a work of art which has various forms, including clothes, bags, carpets and sachets

Keyword:Zhangjiajie Folklore & Culture & Customs