Zhoucheng village, also known as the home
town of tie dyeing of the Bai ethnic group, is 23 kilometres
away from the north of the Ancient City of Dali, and 38 kilometres
away from Xiaguan town. With more than 8,000 Bai people inhabiting
this village, Zhoucheng Village is the largest village in
Dali where the Bai ethnic group lives, covering an area of
4,700 square metres.
Not only is Zhoucheng Village renowned for
Butterfly Spring within, but also for its well-preserved all
sorts of traditions, thus, enjoying the reputation as the
living fossil of folk customs of the Bai ethnic group. The
compact slabstones, meandering spring water, buildings with
black tiles and white walls, and architecture with stone walls,
generate a sense of tranquility and simplicity in you all
at once. Like many other villages of the Bai ethnic group,
Zhoucheng Village has its own icon. Two local temples are
in sight; one enshrines Du Chaoxuan, a hero killing boa, the
other isconsecrates Zhaomu Langgang, the primogenitor of Zhoucheng
Tie Dyed production
Tie dye is a traditional craft
dating back to the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning
of the Qing Dynasty. Tie dyed production combines culture
and art perfectly, which is usually made from knit or woven
fabric after tying and dying. When it is finished, a simple
but elegant handicraft is before your eyes. Nowadays, you
can discover 250 sorts of production, some of which sells
to the Europe and the Americas. Famous known as the home town
of tie dyeing, Zhoucheng Village sees its locals ranging from
the ten-year-old girls to hoary-headed grandmas tie dye skillfully.
And you will be amazed to find this fact!
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