Chengdu Shu Brocade and Embroidery Museum
成都蜀锦织绣博物馆

Tel Tel: 028-87337990
Address Address: No. 268, South Huanhua Rd, Jinniu District
成都浣花南路268号
Hours Hours:  9:00-17:30
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Shu Brocade Institute (Chengdu Shu Brocade and Embroidery Museum) is the only professional place in China to show all the processes of Shu brocade hand-weaving as well as the history and the culture of Shu brocade. Passing down and preserving the traditional Shu brocade weaving handicraft of over 2000 years, Shu Brocade Institute is devoted to studying silk and brocade, restoring ancient patterns of Shu brocade, designing new motifs for decoration, exploring the practical function, and producing some precious brocade in limited production. 

Shu Brocade Institute sets up a large-scaled workshop inside, displays diversities of ancient and modern Shu brocade and embroidery, and maintains Shu Brocade Platform Jacquard Looms of the Qing dynasty to make Shu brocade by hand. In addition, Shu Brocade Institute continues the traditional semi-manual and semi-mechanical production, and also employs the modern weaving techniques. In 2008, Shu Brocade Institute was awarded "The Famous Brand of Sichuan Province" and "The Key Tourism Enterprise of Sichuan Province". In 2006, “Shu Brocade Weaving Techniques” was ranked as one of the first batch of China Intangible Cultural Heritage by the State Council, and Shu Brocade Institute was awarded the only authorized unit to impart Shu brocade weaving techniques by the State Ministry of Culture