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...

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Connections Between Suzhou Su Embroidery and Shanghai Gu Embroidery

Both Gu embroidery and Su embroidery were born in the Wu region (Suzhou city now) of Jiangsu province. They used the same materials, and employed the same skills and stitches. They had a wide range of subjects...

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Introduction to Gu Embroidery in Shanghai

The founder of Gu embroidery was Madame Miao, the eldest daughter-in-law of Gu Mingshi, a successful candidate in the highest imperial civil service examination...

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Suzhou Embroidery – A Combination of Oriental and Western Cultures

With the development of cultural and economic exchanges and the rise of tourism between China and other countries, Suzhou embroidery seeks new themes and forms that blend the oriental and Western cultures...

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