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[吉祥如意] [graphic] / 天津楊柳青畫店製.
[Ji xiang ru yi] [graphic] / Tianjin Yangliuqing hua dian zhi.
[Tianjin : Tianjin Yangliuqing hua dian, 19--]
[天津 : 天津楊柳青畫店, 19--]
1 poster : col. ; 76 x 51 cm.
Chinese New Year
Tianjin Yangliuqing hua dian
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A New Year print depicting two girls and one boy, all wearing the red scarves of the Young Pioneers, on top of an elephant. One girl has in one hand a pineapple, a fruit that symbolizes prosperity, and holds up in the other hand a blossoming branch. The second girl hugs a basket of peaches, symbolizing longevity. The Chinese word "骑象" (qi xiang, or "riding an elephant") is a near homophone of "吉祥" (ji xiang), meaning auspicious.
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Stamp of Tianjin Yangliuqing Painting Shop in lower right corner.
An auspicious and wish-fulfilling year.
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