“Tales of silkworm mourning” inspired by the story of beautiful love poems handed down in ancient history books. It was the love of a mulberry-picking girl and The Prince Nguyen Phuc Lan – those who contributed greatly in encouraging the silk growing, silkworm raising, silk germination and silk weaving industry of Quang Province to flourish and contribute. bringing Vietnamese silk products across the East Sea to the world market.
“Story of Silkworm Tang” recreates the scene of Ma Chau traditional silk craft village that is over 600 years old, with “silkworm silk, mulberry tree, loom” and the participation of artisans for decades. of Ma Chau silk village, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province.
In addition to showing the process to create a flawless silk by the traditional craft method made by artisans, “The Story of Silkworm” also introduces visitors to the landscape and culture. , the history of the nation of Vietnam throughout 4,000 years of civilization is decorated on silky silk scarves across 7 display areas: “Vietnamese historical heroes”, “Traditional culture”, “Attractions “,” Historical sites “,” Vietnam in a new era “,” World Cultural Heritage “,” Quy Phi Collection “.
Mr. Tran Huu Phuong – artisan of Ma Chau silk village said that Ma Chau silk village started from the 15th century. However, in the early twentieth century, when European weaving technology began to be introduced to Vietnam, traditional silk weaving craft villages tended to be slow and fade away. Until after 2010, Ma Chau Silk Company started to formulate a strategy to restore products of craft villages, focusing on restoring products once famous in the country as well as in the world. Up to now, Ma Chau silk products have come into the attention of consumers and are highly appreciated.