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Longevity with Beijing Opera Characters Kite

Longevity with Beijing Opera Characters

In the 1990s,Tang Jingkun 唐镜琨 from Tianjin created this kite in the shape of the character shou 寿 longevity. The small faces are the make-up designs for characters in various operas. The kite is made of silk and measures 93 by 67 centimeters.












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Last update: June 2008
© Marilyn Shea, 2008