Spring Festival in the Palace Museum - Calligraphy
Couplets for the Spring Festival are usually written on red paper. / CGTN Photo

Couplets for the Spring Festival are usually written on red paper. / CGTN Photo

However, during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), when those of the Manchu ethnicity were in power, they preferred white, so couplets during that period were in both red and white. / CGTN Photo

However, during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), when those of the Manchu ethnicity were in power, they preferred white, so couplets during that period were in both red and white. / CGTN Photo

When the festival ends, auspicious decorations such as couplets and Door God portraits will be scrolled up and stored to be reused the next year. /CGTN Photo

When the festival ends, auspicious decorations such as couplets and Door God portraits will be scrolled up and stored to be reused the next year. /CGTN Photo