October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4477

Post Type: Art

This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Artist or Author: Yukio Akiyama,,

Creation Year: 2010

Length: 24.00

Height: 4.00

Width: 4.00


A train of five origami sode kites by Yukio Akiyama (Japan). Made from hand-dyed washi with no spars. Single bridle point. Each is a different color with geometric design at the top center of the kite. Red, yellow, green, white and blue. Tails are thin, multicolored strips of pieced washi. Is flown using a bamboo flying stick.

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