Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection
Collection Number: 758
Post Type: Kite object or Accessory
This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.
Creation Year: 1988
Centipede kite with dragon head from Weifang, China. Centipede section is made from handpainted silk circles with bamboo frames, attached at the center of bamboo sticks with feathers on the ends. Approx. 28 sections are linked together with string. Dragon head is handpainted, very colorful paper mache and styrofoam, and attaches to front of centipede train. Kite comes in a green and blue fabric-covered hinge box.
Geographic: Peoples Republic of China
Kite Type: Figure
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Commercial, Cultural
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