Surfaces For Excision
Cutting out of paper - Jiangi One of the traditional Chinese folk arts that has recently been identified by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage. The art of paper excision has a long history, it arose during the dynamics of Shan or Zhou and passed from generation to generation. The main feature of these simple and unprotected paperwork is the work and life of the ordinary people. The images of paper produced in the Ansay County of Shangsi province are widely known worldwide.
Cutting out of paper is one of China's most popular arts. According to archaeologists, it starts at VI, but many believe that his story actually started a few hundred years earlier. First, circumcisions were used in religious rituals or to steal an interior.
In ancient times, Chinese people often cut the images of different objects from the paper, or figures and put them in the coffin with the dead body or burned them at the funeral. Such custom can still be found in some places outside China. The images cut out of paper are usually symbolic, so they became part of religious rituals. In addition, these original marks were found as the jewellery of the victims at a ceremony of reading the gods and ancestors.
Currently, paper-based devices are used primarily to steal the interior, they are decorated by walls, doors, windows, house columns, mirrors, lamps and lamps. They are also used to steal gifts and sometimes serve as a gift. Previously, in the people, such cuts were used as specimens for cutting and ornamenting lacquers.
The paper cut is performed only manually. There are two types of cutting: the first is scissor cutting, using multiple sheets of paper (usually not more than 8 leaflets per time), the master is smashing them on paper and with a sharp knife, the second means cutting them with a knife, the paper is folded several times, and the paper is placed on the vomits made from the foam and the fat. The advantage of the second method is that it allows for the simultaneous cutting of several pieces.