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Intangible heritage: lacquer thread sculpture in Xiamen

(Xinhua) Updated:2017-08-07


Cai Shuikuang (1st L), a lacquer thread sculptor, teaches his students lacquer thread sculpture in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, Aug 4, 2017. Lacquer thread sculpture is an art in southeast China which uses well-tempered lacquer threads to build decorative patterns. Originated in the mid-17th century, lacquer thread sculpture is listed as one of China's national intangible heritages. [Photo by Wei Peiquan/Xinhua]

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