Common Embroidery Designs Seen in Traditional Suzhou Embroidery

Suzhou enjoyed a national fame for the high quality silk embroidery as early as the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911). At that time, almost every household had an embroidery workshop and all families were engaged in the embroidery...

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Suzhou Embroidery Reached Its Zenith in Qing Dynasty

Suzhou embroidery, with its great variety of designs, widespread use and superb stitching techniques, reached its zenith in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911). The Qing government set up a special embroidery division...

suzhou embroidery

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Suzhou Embroidery Center

The China Suzhou embroidery Art Museum and the Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute – today’s Suzhou embroidery center – look like Eastern palaces of the arts. On display are...

suzhou embroidery research institute

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Chinese Suzhou Embroidery in Qing Dynasty

There were many schools and masters of decorative Suzhou embroidery in the Qing Dynasty. The original pieces mostly used a composition similar to that found in painting; some had inscriptions and names...

suzhou embroidery in qing dynasty

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