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Make a cloth tiger to bring you good luck

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: January 30, 2022
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[Video/Dazhong Daily]

An old saying in Qufu, a county-level city in Jining, states that, "If a tiger walks to the door, a child will live up to the age of 99, and if a tiger jumps up on a heatable brick bed, a child will grow up robustly."

Here the tiger refers to cloth tiger, which is an intangible cultural heritage item in Qufu. The upcoming 2022 Lunar New Year is the Year of the Tiger. Local craftspeople have made a variety of cloth tigers as a way to send their best wishes to friends and family. Watch the video to learn more!