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Guan Yin (Kuan Yin) Kite

Guan Yin (Kuan Yin)

Gao Zexian 高则先, Guo Chengyi 郭承毅, and Lu Songshan 陆松山 of Nantong, Jiangsu Province created this kite of artificial fibers in 2007. It includes various depictions of Guan Yin, the Buddhist goddess of mercy. It is 240 centimeters square. Details of the kite are below. There are two large whistles attached to the bottom and smaller black ones above.

Guan Yin (Kuan Yin) Kite

Guan Yin (Kuan Yin) Kite

Guan Yin (Kuan Yin) Kite










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