Silk Embroidery

Embroidery in silk on silk – the pearl of oriental art. In his book 'Secret Treasures Qing' is written, that master of embroidery using a needle-thin hair. The best silk embroidery paintings superior creation. Colors so vivid, that dazzle the eyes, landscapes and houses are placed with the right perspective, and flowers and birds as if alive. . . Suzhou embroidery has appeared near the village of Suzhou, and then spread to nearby areas, Nantong, Wuxi, Yangzhou mainland China.

These areas for centuries were known for their fine silk. Fertile soil, temperate climate have contributed to this rapid increase in the production of silk fabric and yarn, which provided prosperity and development of silk embroidery. The chronicles of "Sho Yuan", written by Liu Xiang during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24godn.e.) Indicates that in the realm of Y (of the current China) has been used embroidery for decorating clothing. History of Suzhou embroidery has more than 2000 years old! In the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 gg.) Emperor of the kingdom U Sun Quan ordered the sister of his chief minister to embroider "Hit Kings". Mountains, rivers and cities were depicted in the smallest detail on a square canvas of silk cloth. Artists area has represented such talents as Tang Yin (Bohu) and Shen Zhou, contributed to the rapid development of Suzhou embroidery. Masters of embroidery needles reproduce their paintings. These works were so bright and elegant, which were called "pictures of a needle" and "superior to nature itself." C these times of silk embroidery as an art form has developed his own style in work with a needle, a combination of colors and images.