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The Taiwanese Way!Embroidery and Adornment
Johan Cheng / Taiwan
The Taiwanese Way!Embroidery and Adornment
  • Metal
  • 7.9m x 9.4m x 3.6m
Walking in the embroidery workshop, I bumped into green, white, yellow, red, and black.
As a matter of fact, what I saw was the Azure Dragon, the White Tiger, the Yellow Qilin, the Vermilion Bird, and the Black Tortoise (Translator's note: they are Chinese mythical animals).
The master said the motif first, the body second, and lastly the color.
I wonder if it could be paper carving, metal, and coloring?
The traces of stitches and threads on the fabric are the deeply-rooted proof of Taiwan's folk beliefs.
Let me use the distance that is closest to the earth to adorn the people’s undoubted firm belief.