Chinese embroidery, also known as silk embroidery and needle embroidery, is one of the excellent traditional Chinese crafts. China is the earliest country to discover and use silk in the world. People began to raise silkworms and reel silk four or five thousand years ago.
With the use of silk, the emergence and development of silk fabrics, embroidery technology has gradually risen. According to the system of dresses recorded in Shangshu 4000 years ago, it is stipulated that "painting and clothing embroidery". In the Song Dynasty, the fashion of embroidery apparel was gradually popular among the people, which also promoted the development of Chinese silk embroidery technology. The four famous embroideries in China is Su embroidery, Guangdong embroidery, Hunan embroidery, and Shu embroidery.
Embroidery, as a handicraft with a wide range of regions, has its own advantages and advantages through long-term accumulation and development of various countries and nationalities. In addition to Su embroidery, Hunan embroidery, Guangdong embroidery, and Shu embroidery, there are Beijing embroidery, Lu embroidery, Bian embroidery, Ou embroidery, Hangzhou embroidery, Han embroidery, Fujian embroidery and another local famous embroidery in China. Minorities in China, such as Uygur, Yi, Dai, Buyi, Kazak, Yao, Miao, Tujia, Jingpo, Dong, Bai, Zhuang, Mongolia, Tibet and so on, also have their own. National embroidery with its own characteristics.
Embroidery, also known as "needle embroidery", is commonly known as "embroidery". It is one of the excellent traditional Chinese arts and crafts to adorn and carry needles on fabrics (silk, silk) with embroidery stitches and coloured thread (silk, velvet, thread) according to the design pattern, and to make patterns or characters with embroidery marks. Su embroidery, Guangdong embroidery, Hunan embroidery and Shu embroidery were successively produced, which were called "four famous embroideries". In addition, there are Gu embroidery, Beijing embroidery, Ou embroidery, Lu embroidery, Fujian embroidery, Bian embroidery, Han embroidery and Miao embroidery, all of which have their own styles and have been handed down for a long time. There are dozens of needling methods in Chinese embroidery art, which are rich and colourful and have their own characteristics.
Nowadays, Chinese embroidery technology is almost all over the country. Suzhou embroidery, Hunan embroidery, Sichuan embroidery and Guangdong embroidery have their own characteristics and are known as China's four famous embroideries. Today's embroidery works of art are exquisitely crafted. For example, the double-sided embroidery Cat is one of the representative works of Su embroidery. Artists divide a thick and thin embroidery thread into one-half, one-quarter, one-twelfth and one-forty-eighth, and hide tens of millions of thread heads and knots. Whether from the front or the back, you can see the naughty and lively look of the kitten. The most difficult thing for embroidering a cat is a pair of cat eyes. Artists need more than 20 colours of silk thread to embroider the cat eyes vividly and vividly. Up to now, on the basis of double-sided embroidery, it has developed into double-sided different-colour embroidery, which has opened up a new way for embroidery technology.
Now there are golden silk feather embroidery is more vivid three-dimensional sense, feather embroidery not only can embroider landscape flowers and birds but also can embroider daily necessities and even carpets, tapestries and so on. The method is simple. It is hand-embroidered by using the feathers of all kinds of birds thrown away in people's daily life after disinfection.