During my first trip to China, I traveled to Changshu (not far from Shanghai) to discuss building the Mei Wen Ti. When I finished with my meetings, I traveled up to Beijing for a few days of sight-seeing. My favorite stop there was visiting Forbidden City.
While walking around I took several pictures of many wonderful old Chinese window and door panels with beautiful designs that adorn the Forbidden City.
After the trip, while I was writing the detailed specification for the Mei Wen Ti, I remembered the beautiful window and door patterns I had seen in the Forbidden City and decided to incorporate similar designs for the covers of the interior light fixtures below deck.
The panel design I asked for in the specifications were...