Experiencing Chain Stitch Embroidery

May 18, 2021 18:00 - 19:30 Intangible Cultural Heritage Experience Space (formerly the Pottery Workshop), B1 10 people

Series of Educational Activities Related to Exhibition"Pursuing Eternity: Conservation of Museum Collections in China"

01. Experiencing Chain Stitch Embroidery 

In conjunction with the exhibition"Pursuing Eternity: Conservation of Museum Collections in China," the Capital Museum is launching a series of educational activities. The activity"Experiencing Chain Stitch Embroidery," designed for adults and located at the Intangible Cultural Heritage Experience Space (formerly the Pottery Workshop), will allow participants to observe the exhibits"straw plaited box with brocade trimmings and silk embroideries" and"coffin cover with brocade trimmings and silk embroideries," and learn about the Han Dynasty embroidery and the techniques of chain stitch embroidery. After that, the audience will learn some basic skills and make a handkerchief decorated with Han-dynasty patterns.

Lecturer: Fu Meng

·Deputy researcher of Department for the Conservation Technology and Traditional Skills of the Capital Museum;

·Responsible for the conservation and restoration of textiles;

·Involved in the restoration work for first-class cultural properties, including the embroidered monk's hat with flame patterns, the crimson dragon robe with embroidered seed pearls, and the patchwork brocade monk's robe with embroidered golden threads and flowers.

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Registration Date: May 18, 2021 18:00 - 19:30

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