November 6, 2011

Collection Name: Betty Street Collection

Collection Number: 1006

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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

Creation Year: 1984

Length: 0.00

Height: 27.00

Width: 48.00


Indonesian (Bali) raptor kite with a styrofoam handpainted head and synthetic yarn in white, purple and red representing a full feathered body. Kite is collapsible into three parts, tail is permanently attached, with removable folding wings. Handpainted sail is silk, spar structure is reed or other local wood. Thread wrapped plastic talons attached to the body with wire, plastic eyes are glued on.

Geographic: Indonesia

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Silk

Significance: Cultural

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