3 intangible cultural heritage items in Ningbo win national recognition
A garment is made using the Hongbang sewing technique. [Photo/Ningbo Evening News]
As a traditional sewing skill developed in Ningbo, the Hongbang sewing technique absorbs the essence of Western three-dimensional tailoring skills, and becomes a creative practice that integrates Chinese and foreign cloth-making crafts.
A woman works on the restoration of an ancient book at Tianyige Museum. [Photo/Ningbo Evening News]
Originating during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the Tianyige ancient book restoration technique has long been used for the restoration of ancient books and files.
Tianyige Museum has reportedly established a professional antique restoration center, which has undertaken 23 related projects and restored 75,000 pages of ancient books over nearly eight years.