October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4425

Post Type: History

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

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 72.00

Width: 18.50


Traditional paper Khleng Neak from Cambodia. Made with brown craft paper and bamboo. Serpent or cobra kite shape, common to Asia. Sparred head with sail attached with glue. Design is done in marker pens and by gluing colored metalic papers to fill out the design on the seven-headed cobra. Tail is fashioned in cut pieces of silver metallic paper, giving the surface that of the scales of a snake. Two-point bridle.

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