TYPICAL TRADE VILLAGES GOING “EXTINCT”?
Vietnam Heritage|June - July 2019 -2
TYPICAL TRADE VILLAGES GOING “EXTINCT”?
Ha Thai Village of Thuong Tin District of Hanoi started its traditional paint trade in the 17th century. In the 30s of last century, the paint village of Ha Thai learned polishing techniques and the use of materials such as egg shell and snail. It was during this time that elder Dinh Van Thanh of Thai Ha Village was invited to an exposition in France to demonstrate the art of lacquer painting.
KHANH HOA

Lacquer painting is an intricate art that includes many steps and each requires the artisan to be utterly meticulous, stubbornly diligent, tirelessly patient and, of course, highly artistic in order for the final product to be a true work of art.

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