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Introduction To The History Of Silk Development

Sep. 19, 2018 | 06:31:38

China is the hometown of the world's Mulberry Silk. From the perspective of archaeological discoveries, the origin of Chinese silk can be traced back to the late Neolithic period. In the Liangzhu culture of Zhejiang and the Yangshao cultural relics in Henan, silk fragments of silk were found. It shows that about 5,000 years ago, with the development of society and the needs of life, people have gradually mastered some primitive production methods of planting mulberry, raising silkworms and using silk.

According to the distribution area of China's silk relics, I have developed the silk in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, the Yangtze River Delta, the Sichuan-Yunnan Basin, and the South China region. Due to various historical factors, silk production first developed rapidly in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River. After the Wei and Jin Dynasties, the war in the north was frequent, the population migrated southward, the southern economy developed relatively steadily, and the center of gravity gradually shifted southward. In the late Tang Dynasty, the transfer process was accelerated, and the change to the Song Dynasty was basically completed. The Jiangnan area became an important national silk production area. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, many prosperous silk professional towns emerged in the Jiangnan area, and the silk industry gained further prosperity.

In most dynasties, silk was listed as one of the sources of levy, and the order was issued to advise farmers. The development of production requires technological advancement. In the history of our country, the success of various cultivation methods of mulberry trees, especially the emergence of grafted mulberry, has promoted the high quality and high yield of mulberry leaves. The silk car from the hand to the pedal, the wire loom from the hand to the foot to the heald, and the invention of the bundle jacquard machine, the plate printing instead of hand-painting, etc., so that the labor productivity of the silk industry is greatly improved.

Due to the excellent service performance and decorative effect of silk, he is particularly popular. Gorgeous silk dresses have always been the treasures of the noble life of the princes, which led to the fine work of the official woven weaving, and the products developed to the high-end. In the history of our country, there are famous silk fabrics: the price is like Jin Jin, the light is like ice, the velvet is soft, the Huarun bright satin, the magnificent makeup flower, the beautifully patterned silk, It can be said that it is beautiful, and it is endless.

China is also known throughout the world as a traditional export product. As early as the 5th century BC, Chinese silk began to spread abroad, and its production experience and technology spread with it. At the same time, it has also opened up the "Silk Road" connecting Europe and Asia, as well as the "Maritime Silk Road" connecting Southeast Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

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