The slaw job of Nung Dang people in Muong Khuong, Lao Cai

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Slaw handicraft in Muong Khuong, Lao Cai is a skillful, elaborate and creative craft, to create exquisite artworks for The life cycle of each Nung Din life.

No one has ever known the job of cutting paper of Nung Dang since, but this profession has existed in the spiritual life of every family and community Nung Dien in Lao Cai from a long time. . Paper cut is usually made and used when in the community there are people dying and holding funerals. This is the gift of the deceased, meaning as a gift of filial piety that the children and grandchildren give to parents when they return to the afterlife. According to the Nung Din people, souls have souls, and when they die the soul will leave the body but still exist in a supernatural world and affect the living. The soul of the dead can return to visit family, bless the prosperity of the children, healthy living, peace and vice versa, ... Therefore, the ghost organization for the death is very important. and necessary for the Nung. This is also a form of gratitude to the parents and grandparents. When he or she loses, in addition to mercy, the offspring must prepare the deceased's property, such as the sperm, the money, the gold, the silver, the horse, for the relatives. When you go to the afterlife, you will have a fuller, happier life on earth, satisfying the desires of both the living and the dead. There are many types of paper cut. Typically, a painting for a funeral involves: a burial ground, a money tree, a canopy, a paper horse, etc. The burial house represents a spacious, well-rounded life. what the living wants to do to the deceased; Money (discharge) or the money for the dead, with the desire for the dead to have rich life richness; the "rhymes", "rhymes", to express the grief of the dead; paper horse is meant to transport goods when the deceased on the afterlife, ... In the paper-cutting process, chiselling is the most important, difficult and time-consuming. Cutting paper is opaque in two ways: directly cut on paper or chiseled in the preceding pattern. Because the motifs, patterns are very close together, with many shapes, often chiseled even thicker layers of paper, so the blade must be sharp, manipulation must be skillful, ... Depending on the type of art Selection of cutting tools (scissors, knives, cuttings), punch, chisel, hammer to match, to create the sharp, delicate pattern. On the color scheme: At present, artisans often combine many different colors on the same picture, such as purple, red, blue, yellow, black and white. The use of color on the Nung Tin paper cutter in Lao Cai has its own characteristics, from mixing techniques and dyeing to color mixing. After chiseling, carving is the interlacing of colored paper carvings to decorate: remove each layer from the paper, and then paste onto another layer of colored paper (in contrast to the color) to create Harmony between hot and cold grams without showy, flashy. The decorative motif on the burial house depicts the human notion of the world of the beast that they imagine through the image of flowers, leaves, grass, trees, villages, birds, animals. forest, cattle, chicken, fish, crabs, houses, tools of labor (plows, harrows, shovels, ...). The paper-cutter always set up a training group and he directly taught the craft. Before accepting the word cut paper for the family, they all have to ask for permission for the teacher and practice. The first lesson when learning the job is to understand, make paper cut is the happiness, filial, should not be asking for high prices, just take the material and a little money, even help not to the difficult. This is a moral lesson handed down in the paper cutters of the Nung Din. Cutting paper has artistic, cultural and spiritual value, reflecting on the Nung's worldview, expressing the community spirit as well as the social morality among members of the family and the community. The value of the art of paper-cut is also expressed in expressive levels through the motifs of motifs, colors, describing the dynamics of the universe together with human aspirations in the real world. as well as send to the spiritual world. Paper cutting is a product of traditional craftsmanship, serving the religious needs related to the life cycle of the Nung people. The paper cut by the Nung creativity and preservation, transmitted from generation to generation, reflects a part of the Nung social history through the funeral ceremony for the deceased. These are also the products created by skillful hand and the aesthetic and creative mind of Nung Di artists, to serve their spiritual needs. Accordingly, culture in the art of paper cut is also a vivid expression of community morality, social morality among family members, clans, villages and humanities in ethics. occupation. With typical historical, cultural and scientific values, the slaw occupation (painting

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