No place of publication. No details of publisher. No date. [Late 20th Century]. Stock ID #160391
Chinese Cultural Revolution papercut on red paper with paper backing. It depicts eight actors and actresses dressed in costumes from the "Eight Model Operas" as the leading figures of each opera lower section. An image of Mao's head and collar fits in the sun and the rays extend behind him. In very good condition. Chinese text lower edge, papercut measures 50 x 69.8cm. The "Eight model plays" were the most famous of the few operas and ballets that dominated the stage during the Cultural Revolution. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160391).