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Traditional hand-made boots and hats with tiger images


11:06, October 07, 2011

Gao Qinying works on a tiger hat in Tancheng County of Linyi City in east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 5, 2011. Gao Qinying, 69, started to make these artworks since 16 years old. The hand-made boots and hats with tiger images, which requires a series of complicated procedures such as stitching and embroidering, are cherished by the people in Shandong and Jiangsu Provinces. But in nowadays, the hand-made hats and boots are marginalized due to the mass production of mechanization. (Xinhua/Fang Dehua)

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