Chinese Silk Embroidery

Silk embroidery on silk same fabric - the pearl of oriental art. According to written sources, this type of applied art was born in the era of the Three Kingdoms (Ancient China, more than two thousand years ago). Emperor Wu kingdom (present territory of the lower and middle reaches of the Yangtze River) SunTsyuan ordered the sister of his chief minister embroider "Map of Kings." Mountains, rivers, cities and buildings were painted in minute detail on a square canvas silk fabric.