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Largest paper cut-out

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  • Who: Xiao-Dong Gao

  • What: Largest paper cut-out

  • Where: China

The largest traditional Chinese paper cut-out artwork is 456.568 m² (4,914.44 ft²) and was created by Xiao-Dong Gao and Fang Yan (both China) in Hejin, Shanxi, China, on 18 October 2012.

The cut-out depicted a traditional Chinese scene including elements such as bamboo, the Great Wall of China and historical figures Guangong and Confucious. The finished cut-out measured 17.36 m (56 ft 11.46 in) high and 36.30 m (119 ft 1.13 in) wide.


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