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Red Dragonfly Kite

Red Dragonfly

Fei Baoling 费保龄 painted this dragonfly kite in the 1970s. The silk holds the color well. The kite measures 94 by 120 centimeters. Twirlers are used for eyes and the wings are painted realistically rather than incorporating design and pictures.












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Last update: June 2008
© Marilyn Shea, 2008