November 6, 2011

Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection

Collection Number: 784

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: 30.00

Width: 17.25


Incomplete phoenix or bird kite, most likely from Indonesia or Malaysia. Head and wings missing. Heavy oval bamboo frame with one spar down the center, attached at oval frame with natural twine. Sail is nylon fabric in white, blue, yellow and red. Seven wavy-edged tails of various sizes extend from the body, three have sewn teardrop shape pieces and gold mylar as accent design, ending in a heart shaped piece at the base of the tail.

Geographic: Indonesia, Malaysia

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Nylon/Synthetic

Significance: Commercial

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