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Applique Embroidery with Patterns of Lotus Blossoms and Intertwined Vines Front

Museum of Ethnic Costumes, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

Museum of Ethnic Costumes, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Beijing, China

Applique Embroidery is a technique widely used in apparel making in ancient China. The artisan would first cut cloth, gauze or tabby into appliques featuring patterns they wanted, paste them onto the foundation weave, and then fix them with stitches along the edges of the patches.

Details

  • Title: Applique Embroidery with Patterns of Lotus Blossoms and Intertwined Vines Front
  • Original Source: http://www.biftmuseum.com/
  • Physical format: 22cm×31.7cm
  • Ethnic group: Others
  • Dates: Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368 AD)

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