October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4420

Post Type: History

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

Artist or Author: Nhem Nat,,

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 39.50

Width: 18.75


Traditional paper kite made by Nhem Nat (Cambodia). Made with brown craft paper and bamboo, bottom half is missing. Monofilament used to connect the verticle spar, but verticle spar is missing. This is a female version of a larger Khleng Ek or Pnorng, and it is undecorated. Its sail is molded around the bamboo and secured with glue, no hummer, no bridle.

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