Chinese Embroidery 刺繡

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Title

Chinese Embroidery 刺繡

Description

Embroidery in this period symbolized social status. The patterns covered a larger range, from sun, moon, stars, mountains, dragons, and phoenix to tiger, flower and grass, clouds and geometric patterns. It is originated in the Zhou Dynasty (1027 – 221 BC).

Date

Zhou Dynasty (1027 – 221 BC)

Format

Flat

Type

Craft

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Crafting Methods

Embroidery was created through sewing fabric of different colours.

Materials

Silk, Fabric

Usage and Application

Embroidery was used as decoration of fabrics.

Collection

Citation

“Chinese Embroidery 刺繡,” CCCH9051 Group 64, accessed July 25, 2024, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-64/items/show/13.

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