|Sun Yanling, a fourth-generation inheritor of Manchu embroidery from Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, speaks at the opening ceremony of a Manchu embroidery exhibition in Beijing on November 2. [For Women of China]|
A Manchu embroidery exhibition opened in a creative cultural industrial park in Chaoyang District in Beijing on November 2.
It is the first time for Sun Yanling, a fourth-generation inheritor of Manchu embroidery from Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, and her students to exhibit their 150 artworks created over the last decade, which capture the charm of the Manchu embroidery, a national intangible cultural heritage, in Beijing.
|Sun Yanling works on a Manchu embroidery. [For Women of China]|
|Hope, My Lollipop, one of the embroidery works on display [For Women of China]|
|Another embroidery work, called Traces of Time [For Women of China]|
|Manchu embroidery is a national intangible cultural heritage. This example is called Valiant Horse [For Women of China]|
|Cat, a Manchu embroidery [For Women of China]|
|Siberian Tiger shows the great detail possible in Manchu embroidery [For Women of China]|
|Rime, another work in the November 2 exhibition [For Women of China]|
|This embroidery is simply called Rime [For Women of China]|
|Mountain Covered by Red Leaves [For Women of China]|
As a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress, Sun said she felt an obligation to lead local women to shake off poverty through making and promoting Manchu embroidery works, and she has been promoting the intangible cultural heritage among the public with innovative ideas.
Manchu embroidery, made of a peculiar silk in North China, has a unique triangular stitching style. It appears to be a colorful oil painting with magnificent or delicate patterns, and has become favorite artwork among the public.
(Women of China)
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