Chinese Suzhou Embroidery in Song Dynasty

Song dynasty(960-1279) witnessed agricultural and technological improvements. Advanced farming increased crop production dramatically. Cotton planting was widely spread during the 12th century. Song dynasty takes the place of the particular period to uphold the atmosphere of embroidery clothing. Gradually it became extensive popular among the people, which has urged further development of Chinese silk embroidery business. Silk, Porcelain, and tea are three major exports at Song Dynasty.

Suzhou embroidery was so popular in the Song dynasty that people even named their lanes with names concerned with silk and embroidery. Almost every family raised silkworm and embroidered.

 



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