The art of rush weaving in Hue's Pho Trach Village

Pho Trach Village in Thua Thien-Hue Province has been a renowned location for rush mat weaving for hundreds of years.

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Pho Trach Village is 50km north of the centre of Hue City.




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Every year artisans in Pho Trach Village produce a range of essential goods to meet the demands of local people.




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Rush mats are used in both hot and cold weather.




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Mat knitting is popular among a large number of the village workers, though most of the weavers are women.




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The craft skills have been handed down over many generations.




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The mats are hand-woven by local villagers.




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Tough and fibrous rushes are the main material used to weave the mats.




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Farmers harvest the rushes.




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Farmers carry the bundles back to their homes. The rushes are dried under the sun before they are ready for weaving into mats.


Mats are one of key products.



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