Craftswoman's Bio

Women of China (English) - - CULTURAL HERITAGE |巧手中国 -

Qian Xiaoping, 79, is a native of Wujin, a district in Changzhou, a city in East China's Jiangsu Province. In 2006, China Silk Association presented the life achievement award of promoting the development of the national silk industry to Qian. Also that year, China's Ministry of Culture designated her as an inheritor of the Song brocade-making craft.

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