Yue (a short name for Guangdong) Embroidery has a long history and has reached a very high standard in the Tang Dynasty. Yue Embroidery along with Su (a short name for Suzhou) Embroidery, Xiang (a short name for Hunan) Embroidery and Shu(a short name for Sichuan) Embroidery are regarded as the four major schools of embroidery in China. In 2006, Yue embroidery entered into the first list of national intangible cultural heritages. There are two main schools of Yue embroidery: Guangzhou and Chaozhou embroidery. Floss and thread embroidery are mainly used in Guangzhou embroidery, and it is famous for its gorgeous color, distinct contrasts, graphic patterns and imagery, well-conceived designs, and changeable needle technique, with characteristics of Lingnan folk art. Gold-and-silk thread embroidery is widely used in Chaozhou embroidery, and is famous for its luxuriant patterns, unique stitch patterns, and grant scenes as well as rich and strong contrasting colors, which is very suitable for decoration.Yue embroidery is one the most important collections of Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, and there are approximately 65 items presented in this exhibition, with abundant themes, various designs and exquisite craftsmanship. Some of them are masterpieces of masters of Chinese arts and handicrafts, which have high artistic and cultural values.
Graded Objects: 70 Pieces(Set)
Availability: 22 Jun 2016--22 Jun 2017