Silk Embroidery Painting 'Seven Angels'

Zeng Hao went to Dunhuang to observe and study the grandiose Dunhuang art for his first time at the beginning of the 1990s. He was totally shocked by the splendor and profundity of Dunhuang art in the Mogao Cave and visited there a lot of times later as a pilgrim of Dunhuang...

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Double Sided Embroidery Work, Tiger and Leopard

But there are some unique double sided embroideries that have two different images on both sides. The double sided embroidery below depicts a tiger on one side, and a leopard on the other side. The two embroidery pictures are hand embroidered on the same silk gauze...

double sided embroidery tiger leopard

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Silk Embroidry Painting 'The Birth of Venus'

Venus rises from the sea, looking like a classical statue and floating on a seashell, in what is surely one of the most recognisable images in art history. On Venus' right is Zephyrus, God of Winds, he carries with him the gentle breeze Aura and together they blow the Goddess of Love ashore...

silk embroidered Birth of Venus

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Chinese Suzhou Embroidery 'Three Lady Musicians'

In the embroidery painting 'Three Lady Musicians', three Chinese ladies are playing traditional Chinese music. The lady in the center is playing the Pipa, the left  playing the dizi, the Chinese bamboo flute, the right playing the xiao, the Chinese vertical end-blown flute...

three lady musicians embroidery

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