October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4427

Post Type: History

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

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 97.00

Width: 21.00


Traditional paper Khleng Trei from Cambodia. Made with brown craft paper and bamboo. Serpent or cobra kite shape, common to Asia, this one depicts the "catfish" of the rivers. It has two fish fins on each side of the body. Sparred head with sail attached with glue. Design is done in marker pens and by gluing colored metalic papers to give it color. Two-point bridle.

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