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Size: 23 x 35cm, one side embroidery, 100% handmade
Basic information of Suzhou Embroidery
Embroidery is a traditional Chinese handicraft which consists of pulling colored threads through a background material with embroidery needles to stitch colored patterns that have been previously designed on the ground. The earliest embroidery product on record dated from Shang Dynast which was 3000 years ago.
The "Four Renowned Embroideries of China" were regional in their origin. Su embroidery originated from Suzhou, Jiangsu province, Yue embroidery originated from Guangdong province, Xiang embroidery originated from Hunan province and Shu embroidery originated from Sichuan province.
Su Embroidery is most famous and popular in China recent years, it is noted for its beautiful patterns, elegant colors, variety of stitches, and consummate craftsmanship. There is one distinctive features of Su embroidery i. e. some pieces are both-sided embroidery. That means the picture look exactly the same one one side of the fabric as it does on the other. The stitching is done with silk threads that have been divided until the actual thread is almost impossible to see, through the repetition of stitches a very dense embroidering occurs. Double sided embroidery usually mount on a traditional carved wooden frame which can be rotated so both sides could be showed to customers.
How to select a good embroidery product?
Due to Su embroidery are 100% handmade, the price can vary dramatically depends on its technique and quality. Therefore, we must have some basic knowledge how to check the quality of embroidery. Normally we can check the embroidery product through three aspects, the design of embroidery, fineness of needlework, color variation and whole effect. First, a good embroidery product must have a beautiful pattern which different from an ordinary one; Secondly, the needlework should be dense and on some specific area, the thread should be very thin so the image will become vivid; Lastly, the color sense of a good embroidery is bright and gradual color change is natural.
A fine embroidery product is a wonderful decoration for your house, office, restaurant, it also can be a special gift for your friends or for your own collection. If you want to capture a memory of your daily life, we would love to create for you an embroidery from a photograph. Please feel free to contact us for a quote.