The History Of Embroidery Song dynasty

- Apr 19, 2018-

It is about long history story Song dynasty

Embroidery technology has developed into dozens of needles in the Tang and Song Dynasties, and its style has gradually formed different characteristics of different regions.

Embroidery is not only embroidered on clothing, but from the flower and grass on clothing to pure appreciation embroidery, embroidery Buddhist sutras, embroidered Buddha statues and so on. 

According to legend, Wu Zetian had ordered over 400 Buddhist statues to be given to temples and neighbouring countries.

The Song Dynasty is the period of Chinese embroidery developed to the peak, no matter the quality of the products is unprecedented, especially in the creation of pure aesthetic art embroidery. 

The handicraft embroidery was developed in Song Dynasty because of the encouragement of the court at that time. According to the "history of the Song Dynasty. 

The official records", Chinese palace embroidered embroidered academy metacarpal compilation. In the years of Hui Zong, embroidery specialties were set up to make embroiders classified as landscapes, pavilions, characters and flowers and birds. 

Therefore, the famous embroiders have come forth in succession in succession, making the painting develop to the highest level, and from practical to artistic appreciation, bringing calligraphy and painting into hand embroidery to form a unique ornamental embroidery.


The advocacy of the court made the original handicraft embroidery technology significantly improved in several aspects: 1, the "flat needle embroidery" method rich change, drilling and developing a number of new needling methods; 2, improved tools and materials, the use of refined steel needle and thin silk thread; 3, combined with calligraphy and painting, the celebrity as the subject, the pursuit of interest and realm of painting.