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dizi? (flute)
  • China
  • dizi? (flute), circa 1969
  • Where object was made: China
  • bamboo, pigment, incising
  • Object Length/Diameter: 64.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 25 3/8 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0742

This bamboo flute has ten holes in a line and a hole on either side near one end. It is decorated with an incised scene of trees and mountains and a shipyard. There are asian characters at the bottom. The incised designs were painted.