Suzhou Embroidery

As early as in the Spring and Autumn Period over two thousand years ago, Wu State started using embroidery in clothes. Embroidery craftsmen drew on painting works for recreation. Their works were vivid and lively and their craftsmanship is rated as “using needles to make paintings” and “toping the hand of God”. The whole world all knows that China Suzhou has a kind of craft called Suzhou Embroidery. Girls are clever in mind and skillful in hand. The varieties of embroidery works are complete: by variety, there is double-face embroidery and single-face embroidery; by size, there is table screen, wall screen, floor screen and large-scale combination screen; by content, there is figure, pet, flower, bird, landscape, still object, featured architecture…


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