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dizi (flute)
  • China
  • dizi (flute), 1930s
  • Where object was made: China
  • bamboo, string, beads, macrame, metal thread
  • Object Length/Diameter: 55 x 2.5 cm tassles not included
    Object Length/Diameter: 21 5/8 x 1 in tassles not included
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0412

Light brown bamboo flute. Eight fingerholes and one windhole. Bands of red string are wound around the flute between each fingerhole and a few additional bands. Tassel decoration with a dark yellow knotted strings and two light green tassels, each with a large pink bead and metal detail.