During the Qing Dynasty, the country was prosperous, people lived steadily, and embroidery techniques were further developed and improved.
Such as large changes, full of high realism and decorative effects; and because it uses color harmony and hi-pin and mat embroidery techniques, so that the embroidered decoration has a wide range of subjects, vivid shape, vivid image, unique splendor, Elegant, calm and solemn artistic effect. Reflecting the ingenuity and taste of designers and users, it reflects the rich connotation and artistic value of embroidery in the Qing Dynasty.
In Qing Dynasty embroidery, there are two other points worth considering as outstanding achievements:
First, the local embroidering school emerged like a mushroom. The famous “four famous embroiders” such as Suzhou Embroidery, Yuexiong Embroidery, Shuxiu Embroidery, and Xiangxiu Embroidery, as well as Beijing Embroidery and Lu Embroidery, all established their own characteristics and formed a situation of arrogance and struggle. .
The second is to absorb the strengths of Japanese paintings in the late Qing Dynasty, and even integrate Western painting into the embroidery. The “simulation embroidery” pioneered by Shen Shou in Suzhou, Jiangsu injected new blood and new face into traditional embroidery.