Yue embroidery

Example of Yue embroidery. Example of Yue embroidery.

Yue xiu is also known as Guang xiu (粤绣/广秀) or Cantonese embroidery, and this form of Chinese embroidery derives from Chaozhou, in Guangdong Province. It is characterised by its complicated, but symmetrical patterns, its bright colours, variety of stitches varied stitches. It is at times reminiscent of Western paintings because of its colour combinations and the contrast between light and dark.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 16 October 2016).


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