The four famous embroidery embroidare the more famous embroidery in the four regions, which are Hunan embroidery, Shu embroidery, Guangdong embroidery and Suzhou embroidery respectively.
As soon as you hear the name, you know today’s main character is embroidery. Embroidery as a intangible cultural heritage of our country, has a very important position. So you know, our country’s four famous embroidery what are respectively?
Hunan embroidery is a set of embroidery produced in Changsha, Hunan. It is derived from Hunan folk embroidery, combined with the characteristics of Suzhou embroidery and Guangdong embroidery, modified and adjusted. It has been developed for more than 2000 years. The style of Hunan embroidery is vivid and realistic, with rich and vivid colors, and the emphasis on the matching of tones in the embroidery method, which is related to the goodness of a whole piece. Xiang embroidery has also participated in exhibitions all over the world, and won many awards, such as the United States and Japan. On March 28, 2011, Xiang embroidery was approved by the former AQSIQ as “implementing the protection of geographical indication products”.
Shu embroidery, a set of embroidery produced in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, has a long history and has been known as “the treasure of Shu” since the Eastern Jin Dynasty. Its characteristic is the needle law is rigorous, the stitch is even, the change is rich, the image is vivid, rich three-dimensional feeling. Therefore, most of the needlework is listed as the first of the four famous embroidery. On December 3,2012, Shu embroidery was approved by the original General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine as “Implementing geographical indication product protection”. In November 2019, Shu embroidery was designated as an intangible cultural heritage.
Cantonese embroidery is the joint name of Guangxiu and Chaozhou embroidery. It is the general term for Guangzhou, Chaozhou, Shantou, Puning, Jieyang, Zhongshan, Panyu and Shunde. As early as the Xuanzong period of the Tang Dynasty, Lingnan Jiedu envoy Zhang Jiugao was promoted to the third grade for paying tribute to Concubine Yang’s Cantonese embroidery, which shows his high status. In the course of its development, Yue Embroidery has absorbed many excellent material sources and gradually formed its own unique artistic style, which has been unanimously appreciated by all walks of life at home and abroad. The main patterns are mostly dragons, phoenixes, flowers and birds, and occasionally some other animals and plants such as lotus, panda and so on.
Suzhou embroidery is the general name of embroidery products centered in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. It also has a history of more than 2,000 years. After a period of prosperity and decline, Suzhou embroidery was restored and developed after the founding ceremony of the People’s Republic of China. The styles of Suzhou embroidery are mostly five unique styles: lively stitches, meticulous embroidery, ingenious design, beautiful patterns and elegant colors. In terms of categories, Suzhou embroider