As one of the ancient handicrafts of China, embroidery has greatly contributed to the progress and enhancement of China´s material civilization. Historical documents record the use of embroidery in China as early as 2255 B.C. Despite the numerous transformations of the twentieth century, the art of embroidery--which fully embodies the merit of traditional Chinese culture-lives on. Embroidery combines the essence of painting and calligraphy and presents traditional Chinese culture through the colorful threads of the skilled embroiderer. This hand-crafted silk box is covered with an elegant red silk that is embroidered with an floral and dragon theme. The symbol in the center represents Long Life.
Size: 6"L x 6"W x 2.25"H