The history of Chinese painting can be traced back to rock paintings of the Neolithic Age, and figures of Dragon and Phoenix from the Warring States Period is the oldest known scroll painting. It is recorded that at the peak of Chinese painting history, such as han, Tang, Song, Ming and Qing dynasties, there were all written records of female painters. However, as female artists who should have been half of the sky, their works were very few and the Palace Museum in Beijing only collected more than 300 pieces.
After in-depth understanding, we can find that in the ancient feudal society, painting and calligraphy art seems to be the exclusive male, female artists can only become the ornament or vassal. At this time, the use of embroidery for artistic creation, has become another choice for female artists.
Due to the traditional social division of labor, people are often used to the social function of dwarfred women - limited to manual work, but in fact embroidery, like painting, is an art form that people beautify their lives, express their feelings and express their hearts. The purpose of female embroidery is not only for daily use and appreciation, but also as its inner pursuit of improving cultivation and cultivating sentiment.
The picture that embroidery shows is, MAO Guan is low small, green grass on the brook, childishness sweeps, sailboat 3 two, the tree branches and leaves are luxuriant, the scene of a school of spring. The degree of its fine silk line that embroider author USES is almost the same as the fiber of base material, together with the mood of embroider soft fine permeated together in very near embroider frame, style is elegant, its not common elegant appearance looks today still.