Qiang embroidery, a special product of Chengdu, Sichuan […]
Qiang embroidery, a special product of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China National Geographical Indications.
Qiang embroidery, also known as "Chongxiu", is the same as Su embroidery, Xiang embroidery and Yue embroidery. It is one of the four famous embroiderys in China. It is a traditional Chinese craft that embroiders patterns on silk or other fabrics. As one of the longest embroidered species in China, Qiang embroidery has its own unique charm with its bright and beautiful colors and exquisite and delicate needles. The richness ranks first among the four famous embroidery.
Qiang embroidery has a long history, and it can be traced back to the Sanxingdui civilization. It has been called “the treasure in the middle of the Jin Dynasty” since the Eastern Jin Dynasty. The embroidery is made of soft satin and colored silk, and the needle method includes 122 kinds of 12 categories. It has the characteristics of strict needle stitching, flush stitching, rich change, vivid image and three-dimensionality.
On December 3, 2012, the former AQSIQ approved the implementation of the protection of geographical indication products for “Xianxiu”.