Folk Paper Cutting, Chengde
Paper-cutting is a popular handicraft in the folk, having quite a long history.
The style of paper-cutting in Chengde is exquisite and distinctive. Paper-cutting draws materials extensively. In addition to the traditional contents such as flowers and birds, "fish" and cherub, the famous sights of the Summer Resort and of the eight temples and the classic Chinese masterpieces are the thematic contents of paper-cutting. Paper-cutting employs the technique of symbolization and exaggeration. So it has a luscious local breath.
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