Learning Chinese | Embroidery(刺绣)


Embroidery,刺绣 cì xiù

Embroidery is a traditional Chinese folk handicraft.

Embroidery is a general term for all kinds of decorative patterns embroidered by needle and thread on fabric. Embroidery is divided into silk embroidery and feather embroidery. Embroidery is one of the traditional Chinese folk crafts, which has a history of at least two or three thousand years in China. There are four main categories of Chinese embroidery: Su embroidery, Xiang embroidery, Shu embroidery and Guangdong embroidery. The use of embroidery mainly includes life and art decoration, such as clothing, bedding, tablecloth, stage, art decoration.