Cẩm Nê - the traditional mats village
The village of Cam Ne is away from center of Da Nang City 14km to the southwest, belong to Hoa Tien Commune, Hoa Vang District, Danang City. It has long been famous for the traditional textile mats. Cam Ne mats were used long time ago in royal palace of Nguyen Dynasty. The mat textile artisans of Cam Ne have been ordained, reward under Nguyen reign.
According to the local seniors, Cam Ne mat textile profesional was original from Hoang Hoa, Thanh Hoa and it was developed to the South about the 15th century during the time that King Le Thanh Ton conquered Champa empire, incorporated Đồ Ban citadel into the Quang Nam - Da Nang. Going through the changes of history and occasionally intense competition by imported plastic mats, the mats of Cam Ne still exist silently with endurance.
With the simple materials such as seagrass, jute and woven texture with a delicate frame, the artisan village of Cam Ne have provided mats for the whole country with flower pattern and beautiful decorations. The advantages of Cam Ne mats are: thicker, more durable, are quieter than the mats of the other locations. Particularly hot summer, lying on mats of Cam Ne will feel the coolness and in winter who is laying on the mat can feel the warmth and the grass scent fragrance.
Beside the Cam Ne village located next to the peaceful river, there're famous villages around the region include basket village Yến Nê, the hats village La Bông.
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