Suzhou Embroidery

- Jul 03, 2018-

There have many style design about embroidery patches styles.


The Suzhou embroidery was originated in Wuxian, Suzhou, Jiangsu province. 


These areas, ocated in the lower reach of Yangzi River, have been famous for their high quality silk productions for centuries. 


So, it's a traditional habit forthe women here being good at embroidering, The Superior environ ment, abundant beautiful brocade, and boomingproduction of silk fabric and thread naturally nourished the burgeoning and flourishing of Suzhou embroidery. 


In the course of long-term historical development, the local style of Suzhou embroidery has formed, that is the prettypattern, harmonious colors, the vivid lines, the lively needlework, and the meticulous crafts. It is praised as the"Oriental Pearl"


During the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Suzhou has become a thriving center for silk industries and handicraftsArtists in Wu area, represented by Tang Yin(Bohu )and Shen Zhou, helped the further develop ment of Suzhouembroidery Embroiders reproduced their paintings using needles.


These works were so vivid and elegant as to be called"paintings by needle""unmatchable even by the nature. Since then, Suzhou embroidery evolved a styleof its own in needlework, color p lan and pattern, match in beauty with the art of calligrap hy and painting.