Lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in Hue

Update: 15:01 | 28/07/2017
It takes a great deal of time and patience for artisans at the craft villages in the ancient city of Hue to meticulously make conical hats from lotus leaves.
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A local artisan adds the finishing touches to a conical hat.
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Each conical hat sells for US$11.
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
Conical hat frame before the lotus leaves are interwoven.
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
Lotus leaves are exposed to the sun and left to thoroughly dry before being incorporated into hats.
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
An artisan whittles bamboo slats to make conical hats.
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
The lotus leaf conical hats are vastly different from traditional ones as they are mainly made from lotus leaf, says a local artisan.
lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
The materials to make lotus leaf conical hats.
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