Research on Straw and Willow Plaiting in Shandong and Traditional Craft
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- straw and willow plaiting; folk custom; traditional craft
Straw and willow plaiting is a kind of traditional handicraft technique to plait handicraft works or household items with natural materials, such as straw, wheat-straw, corn bran, willow twig, rattan, palm and etc. as raw materials. The combination of technological process of straw and willow plaiting, humanized design and modern indoor design is more conductive to the development of straw and willow plaiting industry and indoor design arts. This paper discusses the relationship between straw and willow plaiting and traditional handicraft. Straw and willow plaiting, with a long history, originates from Shandong Province and develops gradually across the country. Traditional straw and willow plaiting is mainly for practical application, supplemented by the function of aesthetic appreciation, whereas, modern straw and willow plaiting continuously integrates traditional techniques and modern life and creates the application of willow plaiting products. According to process materials, straw and willow plaiting mainly includes straw plaiting, palm plaiting, rattan plaiting, willow twig plaiting, corn bran plaiting, bamboo plaiting and etc. It can also be divided into flat plaiting, twisting plaiting, tightening plaiting and so on based on techniques. As a kind of traditional technique, straw and willow plaiting is full with national character and techniques, and its products essentially manifest unique artistic concept and aesthetic orientation of Chinese nation, which is also the artistic expression and sublimation of production and life, folk custom and national culture in each nation. Willow plaiting material is sustainable material with rich cultural connotation.
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TY - CONF AU - Fenghua Xia AU - Wei Pan AU - Xiaowen Bian AU - Miaomiao Cui AU - Liyan Gao PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Research on Straw and Willow Plaiting in Shandong and Traditional Craft BT - Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Education, Management, Arts, Economics and Social Science (ICEMAESS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 933 EP - 936 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemaess-18.2018.183 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemaess-18.2018.183 ID - Xia2018/11 ER -