The Art of Chinese Folk Papercuts


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The Art of Chinese Folk Papercuts
Order No. 3071

ISBN-13: 9787507208511

ISBN-10: 7507208516
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: China Today Press
Year: 1996
Pages: 224
Size: 8×11
Language: English
Price: $39.00

Gives an all-around introduction to Chinese folk papercuts–their origin, history, characteristics, themes and uses. It also explains the methods and techniques of papercutting, instruments and materials, as well as the mounting and preservation of papercuts. This book also gives a general appraisal of the different papercut styles and their place in art. Hence, it’s a valuable resource for specialists and researchers as well as for lovers of papercuts in general.

The colourful illustrations and plates in this book are all outstanding examples selected by specialists, scholars and veteran craftsmen throughout China from over 1000 pieces. Few books on this subject have such detail and beauty. Text and captions are bilingual (Chinese and English).

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Weight 1 lbs