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dizi (flute)
  • Taiwan
  • dizi (flute), circa 1960
  • Where object was made: Taiwan
  • bamboo, pigment, thread
  • Object Length/Diameter: 59 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 23 1/4 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0741

This bamboo flute is decorated with bands of red-brown stain at regular intervals and is wrapped with black thread over the top of the color. It has ten holes in a line, and a hole at either side of one end.