What kinds of Chinese handmade silk embroidery are there? Folk embroidery in different places has traditional flavor, forming four famous embroideries, namely Suzhou embroidery, Hunan embroidery, Sichuan embroidery, and Guangdong embroidery. In addition, Beijing embroidery, Wenzhou embroidery, Shanghai embroidery Gu embroidery, Miao embroidery and so on, have different origins and styles.
As we all know, there are four famous embroideries in Chinese handmade silk embroidery: Su embroidery, Shu embroidery, Hunan embroidery, and Guangdong embroidery. In addition, there are Beijing embroidery, Wenzhou embroidery, Gu embroidery in Shanghai and Miao embroidery in Miao nationality. They are of different origins and styles. Silk embroidery includes wrong embroidery, random embroidery, net embroidery, floor embroidery and so on. Silk embroidered flowers are still fragrant, birds are lifelike and animals are lifelike.
During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the palace embroidery workers of the feudal dynasties were very large, and the folk silk embroidery was further developed. 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, hemp embroidery, and Miao embroidery, all of which have their own styles. They have been handed down for a long time. Silk embroidery has dozens of needling methods, such as full needle, set needle, pin needle, long and short needle, pin needle, flat gold, poking sand and so on, which are rich and colorful and have their own characteristics. The uses of embroidery include life clothing, singing and dancing or opera clothing, table cloth, pillowcase, cushion and other daily necessities, screen, wall hanging and other furnishings.