Excellent Chinese Embroidery Exhibition

Part of an embroidery, 112 centimetres wide and 483cm long, depicting urban lifestyles along a section of the lower Yangtze River a century ago. (Photo by Mongkol Bangprapa) 

The China Cultural Centre in Huai Khwang district, Bangkok, is exhibiting high quality embroideries until May 16. 

The Excellent Chinese Embroidery Exhibition was opened on Sunday, and features the works of four of China’s most famous embroiderers of China – including Cai Minqiang, chairman of the board of Embroidery Research Centre. 

The exhibits show a combination of ancient and modern embroidery techniques. 

Similar exhibitions were previously held in Paris and Moscow. The Bangkok exhibition includes sessions on Chinese embroidery techniques.