November 6, 2011

Collection Name: Betty Street Collection

Collection Number: 928

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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

Creation Year: 1988

Length: 0.00

Height: 10.00

Width: 8.50


Chinese dragon kite. Head and 92 body disks. Single line. Silkscreened silk, bamboo, and wood. Red, blue, green, yellow. (Weifang, China. Sculpted head, purchased in Dieppe, France at the kte festival. Came in a wooden box with lock for transporting it. The Weifang kiters were having secret evening meetings,Betty didn't really understand the meaning of it all.

Geographic: Peoples Republic of China

Kite Type: Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Silk

Significance: Commercial, Cultural

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