Tong Grass Painting Screen, Qianxinan
The Tong grass grows wild along the bank of the Napan River. Owing to its purely white color and light texture, the local craftsmen used the grass to manufacture artificial flower in Qing dynasty. In recent year, the tong grass has become materials for screen on which landscape, birds, flowers and beasts and suchlike are painted. Such elegant screen is normally framed and put in the sitting room as decoration.
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