This is a Chinese Turquoise Paper Cutout of a Bridge and Landscape in a fan shape, measuring 8" wide by 4.125" high. The art of paper cutting dates back to China in the second century a.c. and became an important type of folk art. The cutouts are often used to decorate doors and windows for good luck and as patterns for embroidery and lacquer work. This cutout shows an arching bridge over an open stretch of water with a background landscape of clouds and a foreground landscape of flowers, buildings and boats. Maker and age are unknown. This Chinese Turquoise Paper Cutout f a Bridge and Landscape are in Like New condition.