Sudi

 

 

sudi

Sudi had wanted to go to school, but had to stay at home to help her mother with housework.  Illiterate and uneducated, she was married off, customary in Dong Xiang, at a young age.  After having two children, her husband suffered a head injury in an accident.  Left now as a vegetable, he has no recognition of either Sudi or their children and is often violent when he sees them.  She lives with her parents but goes annually to visit her in-laws to fulfill family duties.  She hesitates to divorce but feels hopeless in where her future lies. Sudi’s embroidery is a “punch and pull” style & gives a three dimensional design to her flowers. She then embroiders the edges with a backing.

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