November 6, 2011

Collection Name: Betty Street Collection

Collection Number: 1013

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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

Artist or Author: Seiko Nakamura,,

Creation Year:

Length: 0.00

Height: 27.00

Width: 30.00


Nagasaki Hata fighter kite made by Seiko Nakamura (Japan). Sail is made using red and blue paper cuts and glued in a traditional bird design. Tassels are attached to both sides. Bamboo spars, two-point bridle. Signed on back, in English and Japanese kanji.

Geographic: Japan

Kite Type: Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural

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