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Nantong Blue Calico Museum

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2018-07-17


Nantong Blue Calico Museum [Photo/mlhaohe.com]

Nantong Blue Calico Museum, founded in 1997 by Wu Yuanxin, a grandmaster of Chinese arts and crafts, is the first museum with a topic of blue calico integrating collection, exhibiting, studying, and production in China. With a collection of more than ten thousand pieces of outstanding folk products and pictures, it has published Volume of Collection and Volume of Decorative Patterns of the Complete Collection of Decorative Patterns of China Blue Calico. It was given the title of China Art Inheritance Base of Blue Calico by the China Folk Artist Association in 2005 and the dyeing technique of Nantong Blue Calico was listed on the national intangible cultural heritage protection list in 2006.


Nantong Blue Calico Museum [Photo/mlhaohe.com]


Nantong Blue Calico Museum [Photo/mlhaohe.com]