Gu’s Embroidery

Ying Yu

Abstract


In Chinese embroidery history, the Gu’s embroidery (originally a boudoir craft from Lu Xiang Yuan) as a famous brand, was well introduced and accepted during its commercialization. In fact, the Gu’s Embroidery became the synonym of all embroideries at that time, and further exerted a far-reach influence upon the “Four Renowned Embroideries” existing in the Qing dynasty through the modern times. It is really a fun for both painting and embroidery lovers to explore the refined tastes of the Gu’s embroidery and its cultural background, as the fancy art is deemed a height of Ming and Qing embroidery art.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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