Silk Embroidery The Drunken Beauty

 This silk embroidery is based on an oil painting by a Chinese artist who is expert at blending traditional Chinese art with Western oil painting. It depicts Yang Yuhuan, one of the emperor's beloved concubines in Tang Dynasty. Random stitches are adeptly used and silk threads of different colors are well mixed to simulate the rich colors of the opera dancer's costume.  

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Introduction of Chinese Suzhou Embroidery (Su Embroidery)

Suzhou or "Su" embroidery is one of the oldest embroidery techniques in the world, with origins stretching back more than 2,000 years. Suzhou embroidery was one of the first embroidery styles to be developed in China...

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Chinese Suzhou Embroidery in Qing Dynasty

Suzhou embroidery products were sent to participate in the Panama World Fair in 1915. Since then, the style has become increasingly famous throughout the world...

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Chinese Suzhou Embroidery in Song Dynasty

Suzhou embroidery was so popular in the Song dynasty that people even named their lanes with names concerned with silk and embroidery...

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