Four Famous Embroideries In Traditional Embroidery

Traditional embroidery is an excellent folk traditional culture and art of the Chinese nation, and also one of the ten national quintessences of our country. According to historical textual research, the embroidery was born as early as ancient times with jade, pottery and textiles, and has a history of at least three thousand years.

​China's traditional embroidery art has a long history, has a long history and is world-famous. Among them, the most representative is "four famous embroideries", namely, Su embroidery, Hunan embroidery, Guangdong embroidery and Shu embroidery. Su embroidery is the general name of embroidery products in Jiangsu area. It is known as the "Oriental Pearl" because of its beautiful patterns, exquisite skills and fine embroidery work. Hunan embroidery is a general term for embroidery products centred in Changsha, Hunan Province. At the beginning of the last century, Hunan embroidery won the best prize and the first prize at the Turin Exposition in Italy and the Panama World Exposition respectively and was praised as a super embroidery abroad. Guangdong embroidery is a general term for embroidery products with Chaozhou City and Guangzhou City as production centres. Guangdong embroidery reached its peak in the Qing Dynasty, and its products sold well in Europe, America and Asia. Shu embroidery is the general name of Sichuan embroidery products centred on Chengdu. Shu embroidery takes soft satin and coloured silk as its main raw materials. There are more than 100 kinds of needling methods, which have a strong local style.


China's "four famous embroideries" has exquisite craftsmanship, strong points and distinctive features. It is a typical representative of traditional embroidery art in China, and it is a world-class and national intangible cultural heritage.

October 22, 2019 — AdminGracelandy