Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

May 10, 2017  By Xinhua  Editor: Penny Huang

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

Expert craftswoman Mo Zongrong (M) teaches embroidery to villagers in Lizhuang Village, Linshu County, east China’s Shandong Province. Mo specializes in woollen needlepoint tapestry using special color yarn on a mesh linen. The technique incorporates many sorts of graphics and designs. According to historians, the style originated in Europe and was spread to China around 1840. [Xinhua]

 

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

Mo Zongrong sells the tapestries to her customers. [Xinhua]

 

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

Mo Zongrong (L3) teaches a tailoring technique using the traditional embroidery to villagers. Mo is a 5th generation inheritor of the style and it was listed as a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Shandong in 2016. In order to carry forward the traditional folk art, Mo established an enterprise utilizing e-commerce platforms. The business has helped some 4,000 female villagers increase their incomes. [Xinhua]

 

 

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

Embroidery workers produce tapestries in Lizhuang. In order to carry forward the traditional folk art, Mo established an enterprise utilizing e-commerce platforms. The business has helped some 4,000 female villagers increase their incomes. [Xinhua]

 

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

An embroidery worker produces tapestries in Lizhuang. In order to carry forward the traditional folk art, Mo established an enterprise utilizing e-commerce platforms. The business has helped some 4,000 female villagers increase their incomes. [Xinhua]

 

Needlepoint Tapestry Art Brings Prosperity to Female Villagers

An embroidery worker produces tapestries in Lizhuang. In order to carry forward the traditional folk art, Mo established an enterprise utilizing e-commerce platforms. The business has helped some 4,000 female villagers increase their incomes. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: Xinhua/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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