Wheat Stalk Pictures, Chaozhou
It is a folk art full of strong country flavor; you can make it by cutting wheat stalk pieces to paste into a picture. Its creation began in the 1940s, with types of hanging scrolls, calendar board, bookmarks, cards, pictures of ancient style, colorful pictures copying stamps and other objects for enjoyment. There are also three-dimensional jewelry boxes, tea boxes, picture frames, books, hair pencils, paper, ink stones and other decorations. It makes use of wheat stalks’ reflection effect to produce special artistic mood, besides its distinctive composition, it is rich in contents, vivid, varied and graceful.
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