Dujinsheng Brocade, Hangzhou
Brocade is a silk fabric with patterns. The end product is splendid, luxurious with gorgeous colors and distinct national characteristics. Bai Juyi, a great poet in the Tang Dynasty, praised it as "getting the pattern from the heaven" and weaving it in the earthly world. Dujinsheng Silk Weaving Mill, the largest brocade mill built in America in 1922, produces multi-colored silk fabric with Chinese painting pattern and multi-colored brocade with landscape pattern, which have won a golden prize as early as 1926 in the American Pilidelphia International Expo.
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