158:Hezhe Minority fish skin clothes (Custom-built). Following is a sample hand-measured dimensions (approximately), the Measurements There may be some errors. Moreover, color may not appear exactly as in real life due to variation between computer monitor resolution and lights. Note: This product needs to be custom-built.
Please allow us 4-5 weeks to delivered you. Optional: XXL XS M L XL. Please let me know you needs Size. Brief intruduction about Hezhen: With a population of 4,640, the Hezhen ethnic minority is one of the smallest minorities of China. From generation to generation, they lived in the reaches of Amur River (Heilongjiang River), Songhua River, and Ussuri River (Wusuli River) and appropriately named themselves'Hezhen', meaning people of the eastern lower reaches.They are descendants of Heshui Tribe which reigned during the Sui (581 - 618) and Tang (618 - 907) Dynasties. Language and Religion: The Hezhen language belongs to the Altaic phylum. They do not have their own characters, so most write in Chinese. They believe in Shamanism, believing all have spirits and worship as many gods are there as varieties of animals and plants. What do Hezhe people do? The rivers provide the Hezhen people with rich sources of fish and other wild animals. Intelligent people do quite well in making use of those gifts.
They live on fishing and hunting, travel by snow dog sleds, and wear clothes of fish and deer skin, since fish skin is light, soft, and water-proof and non-abrasive. The clothes are also visually very distinctive with fasteners made of fish bone and the women's coats look like cheongsam. What do Hezhe people eat?
Fish is the main staple of their diet and is prepared in a variety of ways. Frozen fillet is quite often given as gifts to distinguished guests. Before drinking wine, they must dip chopsticks in the wine, cast it to the sky and sprinkle it on the land.
This is an expression of respect for both the gods and their ancestors. They do not care for drinking tea, except the tea flavored with wild rose. Instead they prefer unboiled cold water.
The clothes of the Hezhen nationality. Historically, the Hezhen nationality has the name of "fish skin tribe", and its costumes are all sewn by various kinds of fish skin.Most of the sewing gowns are carp, salmon, carp, catfish, grass roots, catch strips, white fish, silver carp and other fish skin. The trousers are mostly used by the head fish, the hucho and the pike.
The used for sewing and shoes, such as Huai tou, Zai Yu, zhe fish, pike. The customer assumes the responsibility for knowing what can be legally imported into his/her country.
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