November 6, 2011

Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection

Collection Number: 734

Post Type: Kite object or Accessory

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

Creation Year:

Length: 23.25

Height: 15.00

Width: 10.00


japanese Edo kite (Edo-Nishikie-dako) with long plastic hummer (unari). Hand painted washi with bamboo spars. Image is very detailed.

Edo-kite is usually flown with long bridle lines and a long hummer. The length of the bridle lines are almost 20 times (or more) as long as the height of the kite.

Geographic: Japan

Kite Type: Bowed

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural

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