Revitalizing the traditional brocade
2017-09-30 15:16:00

Revitalizing the traditional brocade

Wu Jianhua contacts businesses over the phone at his company in Suzhou, Jiangsu province on Sept 19, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Locals in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, are exploring ways to revitalize the time-honored handicraft of Song brocade, which originated in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Wu Jianhua, an inheritor of traditional silk-weaving technologies, is one of them.

Source: chinadaily.com.cn Editor: Amanda