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A Hidden Oriental Jewel: "100% Chinese Hand-Made Silk Embroidery"
Do you know what "silk embroidery" is? Do you know what it looks like? Many people I come across in the U.S. are either unaware or unfamiliar with what silk embroidery is. Moreover, for the few who are familiar with this specialized Chinese skill, I have discovered that they do not have a true knowledge and appreciation for this fine Chinese art form.
Quality Introduction of Silk Embroideries
Since the silk embroidery works are completely handmade, quality of silk embroideries made by different embroidery ladies varies tremendously due to their different embroidery skills and embroidery techniques.
Chinese Double-Sided Embroidery
The double sided embroidery, also known as double sides embroidery or two-faced embroidery, is a technique in which stitching takes place on both sides of a single transparent silk fabric. The design shows on both sides (front and reverse). The embroidery artists skillfully hide all the loose threads and knots. Such a piece is normally mounted on a wooden frame as a screen. One really can't tell which side is the front or the back.
How to judge Suzhou Embroidery
Suzhou embroidery, Su embroidery for short, is a traditional art which has a high requirement on hand skills. A piece of good Suzhou Embroidery is a perfect combination of embroidery techniques and art. Normally we can judge a Suzhou embroidery work from the following criteria.