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Songmucai's Tibetan costume

By Zhu Nan Source:China Tibet News 2019年11月06日 10:04


Photo shows Panam, a tailor showing her hand-made "Guxiu" Tibetan costume made. [China Tibet News/Drakpa Wangchen]

Songmucai Village, Gyemdong Town of Nang County, Nyingchi City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has invested 300,000 yuan RMB of the village collective economy to build a new clothing processing workshop. Currently, the workshop mainly produces characteristic "Guxiu" Tibetan costume. Panam, whose grandpa and uncle are both famous tailors, is one of the 4 tailors in the workshop. As a well-known "Guxiu" Tibetan costume maker, she has been engaged in tailoring for 16 years. In the workshop, a suit of women's "Guxiu" is sold at about 1,000 yuan RMB, while men's "Guxiu" is about 700 yuan RMB, people in 8 villages of Gyemdong Town like to buy costumes from their workshop, which makes its average monthly sales reaching 16,000 yuan RMB.

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