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Swallow kite

Vanessa Swallow

Painted on silk in the 1980s by Fei Baoling 费保龄 of Beijing. The kite measures 72 by 82 centimeters. The traditional wave design for water is used for the tail feathers and peonies are used on both the body and the wings.












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Last update: June 2008
© Marilyn Shea, 2008