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Decorative Borders in Chinese Folk Prints. Insight into the Náprstek Museum Collections

Decorative Borders in Chinese Folk Prints. Insight into the Náprstek Museum Collections AbstractThe article examines the printed borders which adorn a moderate number of Yangliuqing prints from the collections of the Náprstek Museum. They are made up of auspicious elements common in the symbolism of Chinese folk art. Their design differs and falls at least into two groups. The reason behind placing the border on a picture is yet unclear. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of the Náprstek Museum de Gruyter

Decorative Borders in Chinese Folk Prints. Insight into the Náprstek Museum Collections

Annals of the Náprstek Museum , Volume 38 (1): 12 – Jun 1, 2017

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de Gruyter
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© 2017 Lucie Olivová, published by De Gruyter Open
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2533-5685
DOI
10.1515/anpm-2017-0018
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Abstract

AbstractThe article examines the printed borders which adorn a moderate number of Yangliuqing prints from the collections of the Náprstek Museum. They are made up of auspicious elements common in the symbolism of Chinese folk art. Their design differs and falls at least into two groups. The reason behind placing the border on a picture is yet unclear.

Journal

Annals of the Náprstek Museumde Gruyter

Published: Jun 1, 2017

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