April 8, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 54

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: Alison Fujino

Creation Year: 2001

Length: 5.5 feet

Width: 6.5 feet


These kites were commissioned by the Drachen Foundation through Adnyana Nyoman of Bali. Since the originals are two times larger, it was decided to have good kites made in a size which would be detailed and a good replica of the original kites. Work was done by village kite makers of the original materials, bamboo sparring and nylon/synthetic material sails. the overall hieght is 5 foot by 6 inches, width 6 feet by 5 inches. Add 2 ft 5 inches for the head.

Geographic: Indonesia

Kite Type: Figure

Materials: Bamboo, Nylon/Synthetic, Plastic

Significance: Art, Cultural

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