October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4429

Post Type: History

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

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 39.00

Width: 30.50


Traditional paper Khleng Kaun Moan (Chicken Kite) from Cambodia. Made with brown craft paper and bamboo. This was a popular traditional kite, but in contemporary times, is not made often. It's popularity is gaining and this is an example with a traditional khmer deisgn in waterbased color. Two-point bridle, and the sail is molded around the bamboo and secured with glue. Two light weight pieces of thread are attached to the end of the kite.

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