Scherenschnitte: Designs and Techniques for Traditional Papercutting

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"One [crafts] technique that has survived through literally centuries of neglect is paper cutting, or "scherenschnitte , a seemingly uncomplicated art practiced by the Chinese since A.D. 750...Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schlapfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do....She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many black-and-white drawings...there are more than 48 pages of...samples ...

Scherenschnitte: Designs and Techniques for Traditional Papercutting 1997, Lark Books (NC)

ISBN-13: 9781887374187

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