Traditional Chinese Art: Paper Cutting


As handicrafts made by cutting paper with scissors to form different patterns and pasting them on walls, windows, doors and ceilings, papercuts, originated in China, have been very popular among the ordinary people of China. Every year when it comes to Spring Fetival, Chinese people have a tradition of pasting papercuts on windows or doors as decorations. 

The content of Chinese papercuts is abundant and richful. People believe that those auspicious desions of papercuts bring good luck and expel evilness.