December 8, 2011

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 1928

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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Artist or Author: Scott R. Skinner

Creation Year: 2011

Height: 10 inches

Width: 12 inches


Barndoor kite made by Scott Skinner, representing Beaufort number 1, "Smoke". Paper and susudake, antique bamboo, linen line. Six paper pieces are from separate woodblock prints, woodgrain plays to the pun of wood in barn doors as well as looking like wind lines in a weather chart.

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Geographic: United States

Kite Type: Bowed, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Art

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