November 6, 2011

Collection Name: Betty Street Collection

Collection Number: 968

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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

Creation Year:

Length: 10.00

Height: 8.25

Width: 7.50


Japanese kite made with washi and antique bamboo, includes a hummer along the top third of the kite. Handpainted design is "onna" - a woman's round, white face with red lips. Signature stamp at the top right, back of the kite sail, with kanji written along lower section of the back central spar.

Geographic: Japan

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural

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