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Papercut

Papercut

  • Place of origin:

    Hebei (made)

  • Date:

    1986-1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Very fine white paper, coloured with organic dyes, and knife cut

  • Museum number:

    FE.99-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Various colours are used including pink, red, green, blue, yellow and purple, depicting two figures in a farming community.

Place of Origin

Hebei (made)

Date

1986-1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Very fine white paper, coloured with organic dyes, and knife cut

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm, Width: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Papercut depicting two figures in a farming community, Hebei Province, 1986-1988

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bottomley, Ruth Chinese Papercuts. Singapore and London: Sun Tree Publishing Limited, 1994. 159p., ill. ISBN 9810044100.

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Agricultural settlement; Figure

Categories

Folk Art

Collection

East Asia Collection

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