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Pic story of national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery

Xinhua

23:38, October 28, 2019

Zhang Xiaohong (L) accompanies a visitor to watch grass linen embroideries she collected at her museum in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu. (Photos: Xinhua)

Zhang Xiaohong embroiders at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong embroiders at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong (R) selects with a worker the materials for making grass linen embroidery in her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong (L) embroiders with a worker at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Grass linen embroidery by Zhang Xiaohong is displayed in her museum in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong (L) guides a worker on embroidery in her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong draws the draft of embroidery at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong (R) explains as visitors look at her grass linen embroidery at her museum in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong selects threads at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

A visitor watches grass linen embroidery by Zhang Xiaohong at her museum in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong embroiders at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Photo taken on Oct. 23, 2019 shows a part of the grass linen embroidery version of Chinese masterpiece painting "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival" by Zhang Xiaohong and her colleagues at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong embroiders at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong guides a worker on embroidery at her workshop in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

Zhang Xiaohong (R) accompanies a visitor to watch grass linen embroideries she collected at her museum in Xinyu City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 23, 2019. Dated back to the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Xiabu, or grass linen, is a kind of cloth made from ramie. Zhang Xiaohong, 61 years old, is a national representative inheritor of Xiabu embroidery. In 2002, she set up an embroidery workshop in her hometown Xinyu after studying in Tianjin and Suzhou. Throughout the years, Zhang updated the quality of the cloth and also created six ways of stitches. In 2014, she was recognized as the national representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Xiabu and also opened her own Xiabu themed museum in Xinyu.

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