November 6, 2011

Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection

Collection Number: 803

Post Type: Kite object or Accessory

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

Creation Year:

Length: 0.00

Height: 20.00

Width: 15.00


Chinese crane kite with a long skinny neck and long legs. Body is collapsible into three parts, wings do not fold. Handpainted and printed sail is silk, spar structure is bamboo. Legs move freely, attached to the body with wire. Single line. Made either in Weifang or Tianjian.

Geographic: Peoples Republic of China

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Silk

Significance: Commercial, Cultural

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