January 4, 2012

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 1978

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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Artist or Author: Unknown

Creation Year: 1870

Height: 3 1/4 inches

Width: 8 inches


A book print entitled, Japan. Kinderspiele (Nach Humbert), Japanese children at play: hobby horse, stick and hoop, wrestling, blind man's bluff, top spinning, pick-up sticks (or something) and something with dogs, and kite flying.
Two kites depicted, a rectangular Edo-style kite and a Yakko kite in flight.

Geographic: Germany

Kite Type: Bowed, Figure

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical

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